Relatives try to console Ratri, wife of deceased Simon, at Dhaka Medical College Hospital Thursday night. Simon and his father were shot near their Khilgaon home apparently by muggers. Photo: Courtesy
The office-in-charge of Khilgaon Police Station has been withdrawn for his alleged negligence in duty over the snatching incident that left a man killed and his father wounded in the area last night.
OC Sirajul Islam was withdrawn from the police station this morning for his negligence in duty, Asharafuzzaman, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), told The Daily Star.
The police official, however, did not specify the negligence.
Criminals shot Sharif Hossain Simon, 30, dead, wounded his father Israil Hossain, 58, owner of Universal Money Exchange at Motijheel, and took away currencies worth Tk 47 lakh in front of their home in Khilgaon of the capital last evening.