Local journo, wife come under attack

Published : 07 Jan 2021 08:38 PM

Shaheen Ahmed, a local journalist, and his wife Isfat Ara were beaten following a trivial incident in his house at Dhopadi village at Abhaynagar upazila in Jashore on Wednesday night. 

They were admitted to the hospital. Police have arrested SM Ripon, 35, son of Abdur Razzak Sardar of Dhopadi village, in this connection. 

Shaheen's wife said that on Wednesday night, their eight-year-old daughter Tashnia had a dispute with her neighbor SM Ripon's child. Later, SM Ripon, his wife Hira Begum and their neighbor Aminur’s wife Farida Begum went to their house at about 6.15 pm and used vulgar language. At one point, they attacked her husband and herself. Later, the neighbors rescued them and sent to the  Abhaynagar Upazila Health Complex.

A written complaint against the three people was filed with Abhaynagar police station at night.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Abhaynagar police station Tajul Islam said that the main accused in the case has been arrested.