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Former BCL leader sent to jail in journalist assault case

22 November 2021

An Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Dhaka on Sunday sent a former president of Dhanmandi thana unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League to jail in a case lodged for assaulting a journalist of Independent  Television.
Judge Asaduzzaman Noor of the court passed the order as police produced Nazimuddin
Ahammed Babu and pleaded to keep him behind the bars till the end of the probe in the case.
Babu and his associates allegedly assaulted Independent Television senior reporter Rishad Huda on the afternoon of November 20 as the latter was going through the road behind Aziz Super Market on his motorbike and honked the horn to overtake an SUV occupied by Babu and his men.
Irked by the horn, they started abusing Rishad, and as he protested, they started beating him mercilessly.
As the onlookers gathered at the scene and protested, the former BCL leader took the keys of Rishad's bike and fled the scene. They asked Rishad to meet them at Aziz Super Market to take back his bike.
When Rishad went there, Babu and his men assaulted him again, making police rescue him from the place.
Rishad was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital and he later filed the case against Babu, Tanvir, Eusuf Iqbal and 10-12 unnamed persons with Shahbagh Police Station

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