• Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021
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Journalist found dead in Chittagong

  • Published at 09:08 am April 4th, 2021
Sujan Chandra Mandal journalist Chittagong
Sujan Chandra Mandal Collected

Police are yet to determine if there was any foul play involved

Police recovered the body of a journalist from inside his office in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong on Saturday night.

The deceased is Sujan Chandra Mandal, a resident of Bakkhola village under Mirsarai municipality. 

Sujan was the Mirsarai correspondent of the Daily Ittefaq and the son of veteran journalist Neerodh Baran Mandal. 

Mirsarai police station Inspector (Investigation) Dinesh Dasgupta said Sujan's friends contacted police when they could not contact or locate him throughout Saturday. They found the door to Sujan's office locked from the inside.

After being informed of the matter, police broke into Sujan's office around 10pm and found the journalist's body hanging from the ceiling.

"We are yet to determine if there was any foul play involved," the inspector said.

Mirsarai Press Club expressed deep shock at the death of the journalist.

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