Four people were arrested in connection to the alleged murder of Jamalpur district correspondent of Banglanews24.com Golam Rabbani Nadeem.
Journalist Nadeem, who was allegedly attacked by miscreants on Wednesday, succumbed to his injuries at a Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) around 3pm today (June 15).
Bakshiganj police station officer in charge Mohammad Sohel Rana confirmed matter.
However, at around 8 pm Jamalpur police chief ASP Suman Kanti Das disclosed the identities of the four arrested persons to Banglanews.
The arrestees are - Golam Kibria Sumon, Md. Tofazzal, Aynal Haque and Md. Kofil Uddin.
Earlier, some 10-12 people attacked Nadim in Bakshiganj Bazar area while he along with his colleague Al Mujahid Babu was returning home by a motorcycle around 10:00pm yesterday.
The miscreants with local arms attacked Nadeem randomly and took him to a dark lane dragging. When Mujahid tried to stop even he was assaulted.
later, Mujahid with the help of the locals rushed journalist Nadeem to a nearby hospital, later, he was referred to MMCH for better treatment.
He said "We along with Nadeem covered news against Sadhupara Union Chairman Mahmud Alam Babu. After the news chairman was agitated and filed a case under Digital Security Act (DSA) against us."
However, a Mymensingh cyber tribunal dismissed the case, said Mujahid describing the incident
BDST: 1927 HRS, JUNE 15, 2023