Edn officer held for assaulting journo | The Daily Star
11:00 PM, December 09, 2009 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:00 PM, December 09, 2009

Edn officer held for assaulting journo

Police yesterday arrested Nagarkanda upazila primary education officer on charge of assaulting a journalist.
Nazim Bakaul, Faridpur correspondent of daily Inqilab, went to District Primary Education Officer's (DPEO) office in the town at around 11:00am to inquire about some 'irregularities' in Nagarkanda upzila education office.
When Bakaul requested DPEO Shib Prodo Dey to help him with some queries, Nagarkada Primary Education Officer Md Akhteruzzaman, who was present at the office, became furious and assaulted Bakaul.
Immediately after the incident, local journalists informed Deputy Commissioner (DC) Helaluddin Ahmed of the incident and demanded punishment to Akhteruzzaman.
At the directive of the deputy commissioner, the law enforcers arrested Akhteruzzaman at the DPEO office and took him to Kotwali Police station.
No case was filed with the police station concerned as of 8:00pm yesterday.

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