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Contractor attacks journalists in Mancachar

Nov 21, 2020 20:37 IST

Yet another incident of attack on journalist has surfaced. This time the incident has been reported from Mancachar area of Assam. A group of journalists had gathered at Kathalbari to gather some news about the construction of a road stretch when the contractor appeared on the scene and started behaving like a goonda and accused the journalists of demanding money. The contractor identified as Mahmud Hasan even tried to attack and hit the journalists. When confronted, the contractor fled the scene. The locals of the place have levelled charges of corruption against the contractor and said that he has used sub-standard material in building the road stretch and is also known to be involved in other corrupt practices. The contractor is said to be close to Congress MLA Dr Motiur Rehman.