Nookhali correspondent of ‘Barta Bazar’ Burhan Uddin Muzakkir, a victim of political revenge, was brutally shot dead and protested in Rangpur. Local media workers on Tuesday (February 23) at 4 pm at Rangpur Press Club premises Human chain program was held.
Rangpur correspondent of Bartabazar Rocky Ahmed presided over the human chain and protest rally. Rafiqul Islam, Rangpur correspondent of Kolkata TV, Mamun Rashid, Rangpur correspondent of Deshrupantar, Asaduzzaman Afzal, staff photo journalist of Juger Alo Mahfuzul Islam Bakul, Rangpur Sangbad metropolitan correspondent Shyamoli Roy, DRB online reporter Ferdous Joy and others.
At the same time, the speakers should immediately identify the killers of journalist Borhan Uddin Muzakkir and ensure arrest and exemplary punishment. They demanded that effective steps be taken to stop harassment of journalists across the country. Note: When the clash between the two sides of Awami League started in Chaprashirhat Bazar of Companiganj Upazila on Friday (February 19, 2021), the police took action on both sides to stop it. Shooting also took place in this situation of tripartite fighting. Burhan Uddin Muzakkir, a local representative of the online portal Bartabazar, was among those shot and seriously injured.
The 25-year-old journalist was shot dead by one side while performing his professional duties. Although he was brought to Dhaka for advanced treatment, it was not possible to save him.