Vol. 5 Num 1141 Tue. August 14, 2007  
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Criminals assault Ctg journalist

A gang of criminals attacked a senior journalist and damaged his motorbike at Bakalia in the port city yesterday.

According to sources, the gang, led by listed criminal "Kirich" Babul, attacked Mohsin Chowdhury, senior staff reporter working at the Chittagong bureau of Bangla daily, Janakantha, on Kazem Ali Road under Bakalia Police Station at around 1:30am.

Mohsin along with his nephew Zahedul Hakim was heading toward his office and stuck on the road as a CNG-run autorickshaw knocked his bike from behind.

AS Mohsin stopped the autorickshaw driver for rough driving, Babul and his accomplices appeared the scene and swooped on him, witnesses said.

The gang beat up Mohsin and his nephew and damaged the motorbike. On information, police reached the spot and arrested Babul's accomplice Anwar while the rest managed to flee. A case was filed with Bakulia Police Station.