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8 cops suspended for torturing Sylhet businessman

Star Online Report

Eight policemen including two officers-in-charge of Sylhet Kotwali Police Station have been suspended on charge of torturing a businessman inside the police station.

The suspended lawmen are -- Md Ataur Rahman, OC, Shaymol Banik, OC (investigation), Sub-Inspector Ashraful Islam, Assistant Sub-Inspector Abu Taher and constables Razib Kumar Das, Azadur Rahman, Nazul Islam and Odir.

The suspension orders of the two OCs came from police headquarters in Dhaka while Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) suspended the six other cops, reports our Sylhet correspondent.  

Earlier, the police headquarters formed an inquiry committee following a complained by Kamal Ahmed Chowdhury that the suspended policemen tortured him at the police station.

The suspension follows the report of the inquiry committee.

Published: 6:45 pm Sunday, July 27, 2014

Last modified: 8:11 pm Sunday, July 27, 2014

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