Journalists in Khulna submitted a memorandum to Khulna’s deputy commissioner (DC) yesterday seeking justice for journalist MA Jalil, who was allegedly framed in a narcotics case.
Around 63 journalists from print and electronic media outlets were present during the memorandum submission.
Mohammad Helal Hossain, Khulna’s deputy commissioner, assured them of ensuring justice for MA Jalil.
The memorandum said journalists of Khulna are worried for MA Jalil, a senior reporter of local daily Khulnanchal and assistant secretary (sports) of Khulna Press Club, who was arrested from his residence on Sunday by Department of Narcotics Control in Khulna. Later, he was sent to jail, on “false” charges of possessing banned cough syrup Phensedyl.