Crime Reporters Association of Bangladesh (CRAB) on Monday expressed its deep concern over several members becoming victims of mugging in the capital and its outskirts recently.
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Sirajul Islam, member of the Executive Committee of the CRAB and senior reporter of vernacular daily Jugantor, and Iqbal Hasan Farid, member of CRAB and crime reporter of the same daily, were mugged recently in separate incidents. The muggers snatched away their mobile phones and valuables but no one involved in the incident has yet been arrested by police.
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In a statement on Monday, Mirza Mehdi Tamal and Asaduzzaman Biku, president and general secretary respectively of CRAB, along with the leaders of the executive committee called upon the law enforcement agencies to quickly arrest those involved in the mugging incident. Besides, the leaders requested the police to be more careful for the safety of journalists.
Source: United News of Bangladesh