Journalist threatened with death, GD at the police station


Staff Reporter: Daily Kaler Kantha investigative team member and own reporter. A businessman and his two sons have been charged with making death threats to Sajjad Hossain and his family. The incident took place at West Dhanmondi Housing Area under Hazaribagh Police Station in the capital on Saturday morning. A general diary (GD No. 1160, 19-02-2022) has been kept at Hazaribagh police station in this incident.

The name of the accused businessman is Abul Hossain Majumder. He owns two shops in West Dhanmondi Housing, Majumdar Mega Shop and Majumdar Exclusive Shop. And his sons are Farooq Hossain Majumder and Farhad Hossain Majumder.

According to GD sources, an employee of Majumdar Exclusive Shop misbehaved with his wife and child in the afternoon of February 18 in the absence of Sajjad Hossain. Later, shopkeeper Abul Hossain Majumder and his two sons became angry with journalist Sajjad Hossain when they wanted to know the identity of the worker and the purpose of his departure. Abul Hossain threatened, “If he raises the issue, he will be handed over to the police. It will also be framed with yaba. ‘ The whole family will be killed and disappeared if they go too far. ‘

The victim Sajjad Hossain said that he has been accustomed to receiving such threats from time to time since he came to journalism. So now they do not wear. But this time the matter is different. Since my current residence is in West Dhanmondi Housing, this time I am worried about the safety of my family. I have some videos from the time of the incident.

GD’s investigating officer and Hazaribagh police station SI Shamsur Rahman said a preliminary investigation had found the allegations to be true. Further legal action will be taken in this regard.

Hazaribagh police OC (investigation) said. Masudur Rahman said that journalist Sajjad Hossain has kept a general diary in this incident. Later that night, we sent police to the spot. The matter will be investigated, and necessary action will be taken.


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