Eight cops face arrest
A Narsingdi court yesterday issued arrest warrants against eight policemen in connection with assault on a judge.
Chief Judicial Magistrate Nitai Chandra Saha issued the warrants against Mamunur Rashid, inspector of Detective Branch of Police, Nayek Md Abdus Salam and constables Kafiluddin, Md Mokhlesur Rahman, Md Mahbubur Rahman, Md Shahidul Islam, Md Saiful Islam and Sonjoy Kumar.
The arrest warrants were issued based on a report submitted to the court by a judicial investigation committee led by senior judicial magistrate Sihabul Islam on Thursday.
Court sources said some police personnel had assaulted Md Imman Ali Sheikh, a joint district and session judge of Narsingdi, on court premises on June 10 when he tried to enter Narsingdi District Judge's Court.
The court ordered the accused to appear before it on June 27.
Rakibul Hasan, head clerk of Chief Judicial Magistrate's Court, filed a case with the court on June 11 accusing seven policemen including Inspector Mamunur Rashid, Nayek Md Abdus Salam and Kafiluddin in connection with the assault. The rest four of the accused were unknown.
The judicial investigation committee found out the rest five of the accused.
Police on the same night suspended three of the accused policemen.