Journalist shot dead in clashes in companiganj
Borhan Uddin, a local journalist who was shot during a clash at Basurhat in companiganj in Noakhali on Friday, died at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Mozak.
He died at around 11:15 pm on Saturday. Fakhruddin Ryan, the elder brother of the slain journalist Mozakker, told Riaan TV.
Journalist Borhan is the correspondent of Daily Bangla Samachar and Barta Bazar online news portal. He has completed his Masters from Noakhali University College. Son of Nawab Ali of Charpakira Union in Companiganj, Mozak.
Last Friday, a shootout took place between Basurhat Municipality Mayor Abdul Quader Mirza and Upazila Awami League Organizing Secretary Mizanur Rahman Badal’s group at the eastern market of Chaparashir Hat in Companiganj. Seven people, including journalist Mozzak, were shot while collecting news. The injured journalist was shifted to Noakhali General Hospital and later to Dhaka Medical College Hospital when his condition deteriorated. There he was in the ICU.
Noakhali Police Superintendent. Alamgir Hossain told Riaan TV that he had heard the news of the journalist’s death. Attempts are being made to contact the family of the deceased.