Journalist out in force demands trial of abusive policemen
Dhaka, Bangladesh. May 27, 2012 [DrikNEWS]- Journalists from all media protest in front of National Press Club demanding that Shahidul Islam, the Assistant Commissioner of Tejgaon Zone Police and other policemen who beat up three journalists be tried in a court of law. Sajid Hossain, Zahidul Karim and Khaled Sarker, three photojournalists of the daily Prothom Alo, were taking photos of the students of Agargaon when police intervened causing severe injuries. When the journalists tried to file a complaint against the police officers the duty office of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar police station refused to accept it.