Investigative reporter arrested after exposing police corruption
MARCH 28, 2008
Posted April 25, 2008
Rabiul Islam, Daily Sunshine
Rabiul told CPJ he was arrested without warrant and detained by police, who accused him of committing robbery in Rajshahi. Rabiul, a journalist for the Daily Sunshine, a Rajshahi-based local newspaper in the Bangla Language, told CPJ by telephone that he reports regularly on police corruption. Rajshahi is in the northwest of Bangladesh, along the border with India.