New Age editor, family threatenedStaff Correspondent
The New Age editor, Nurul Kabir, and members of his family received a threat from an unnamed caller on Tuesday.
The caller, who introduced him as the wanted criminal Shahadat, demanded money from the editor’s wife Fauzia Sultana and asked Nurul Kabir to stop ‘talking tough’ in talk-shows.
Nurul Kabir later filed a general diary with the Uttara Paschim police on Tuesday evening.
In the general diary, he said that his wife had received a call from an unnamed caller about 11:00am Tuesday. ‘The caller introduced himself as wanted criminal Shahdat, demanded Tk 1 lakh and threatened my wife that something bad could happen to my school-going son if we refused to pay him the money.’
Nurul Kabir then took the phone when the caller warned him to stop ‘talking tough’ and hung up.
Subinspector Md Firoz Ahmed, investigation officer of the general diary, on Wednesday said that he would start investigation as soon as he would get the copy of the general diary.
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