Two on-duty television journalists working for private channels were assaulted by Hifazat-e-Islam supporters on Sunday before the rally of the Chittagong-based Islamists was marred by clashes with police.
After the Paltan clash between Hifazat and policemen, two Somoy
Television and Mohona television Staff Correspondents Saiful Rudra and Nasir
Uddin were harassed around 1:15am near Baitul Mukarram.
At one point, the
Hifazat supporters attacked Nasir and snatched away his microphone and assaulted
him and Saiful. They were rescued by their colleagues.
also been beaten up in the past during Hifazat rallies.
including an Ekushey Television lady reporter Nadia Sharmin were assaulted
during their Apr 6 rally in Dhaka.