Motiur Rahman, the editor-in-chief of The Investor, a weekly newspaper, was threatened for publishing an investigative report on black salt smuggling.
An unknown personcalled Motiurfrom mobile number 01716821614 on 24 Septemberand threatened him. The threat came after he published a report titled 'Intelligence activities continue to catch black salt smugglers' on the September 18, 2020 issue of the weekly.
A general diary was filed with the Dhaka’s Paltan Police Station. A TV talk show host, Motiur is also the editor of online news website The Finance Today.