Journos worried over death threat to peer

November 28, 2019 12:01 am
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Senior Correspondent

Dhaka Reporters Unity and Crime Reporters’ Association Bangladesh expressed deep concern over the alleged threat to Rafiq Majumder, senior reporter of Jagonews24.com, a leading online news portal, for publishing a news.

DRU President Ilias Hossain and general secretary Kabir Ahmed Khan in a joint statement demanded that the law enforcement agencies to identify those involved in giving death threat and bring them took.

Crab President Abul Khair and general secretary Dipu Sarwar in another joint statement said harassment and death threat to Rafiq Majumder saying it is tantamount to violation of freedom of expression.

Crab leaders said the news was published maintaining ethics of journalism. Statement of all quarters concerned was incorporated in the news.
Jagonews24.com on November 18 published a news item titled “Pilot Israt gave illicit proposal to a cabin crew after taking her to cockpit.”

After publishing of the news, people identifying themselves as man of Israt has been giving death threat to Rafiq.
He later filed a general diary to a local police station.