Purba Banglar Communist Party activist arrested and questioned by police team for allegedly threatening eight Satkhira journalists
The Daily Star
Thursday, February 3, 2005
Satkhira -- An alleged activist of outlawed Purba Banglar Communisty Party’s (PBCP) ML-Janajuddha faction was arrested yesterday from his house for threatening with death eight journalists and a police official.
The arrestee, Alamgir Hossain Monju of village Dadpur in Tala upazila, is a PBCP activist, police said.
The outlaw gave the threat to journalists of Satkhira and the officer-in-charge of Tala Police Station in a letter on Tuesday. A police team was quizzing him till last night.
Meanwhile, the district administration has taken security measures for local journalists. Police have been deployed at the reporters’ club and offices of local dailies.
Superintendent of Police Abdur Rahim said, "We will hunt down the outlaws involved in threatening journalists."
Date Posted : 2/3/2005