Two policemen have been arrested in Chittagong on charges of embezzling Tk 260,000 from a businessman by hanging him with yaba.
The incident took place in Sitakunda of the district.
Sub-inspector Saiful Alam and constable Saiful Islam were arrested after the businessman filed a case on Thursday night. They have also been fired.
A total of five accused in the case. The other three accused are two police sources Ripon and Harun and driver Raju.
The plaintiff in the case wrote in the complaint lodged with the Abu Jafar Police Station in Gachha area of Gazipur that he went to Sitakunda on the morning of December 20 to buy a pickup van. He did not bargain and went home.
After going to the municipal headquarters bus stand, three police sources at the Shyamoli bus counter threatened him by referring to him as a yaba dealer.
At one time SI Saiful and Constable Saiful joined them. They identify themselves as detectives. Fearing that he had yaba, they took Abu Jafar in a car and took him to Sitakunda General Hospital.
When they went to the hospital, they claimed that they had yaba in their stomach. But even though he couldn’t get an X-ray, he kept taking Zafar in his car.
At this time the police members can know that Zafar has money. Fearing death, the money was snatched and put in a car.
Zafar returned home to Gazipur that night. Later he went to Sitakunda again to file a case. The police took immediate action after receiving the complaint.
Sitakunda Circle Additional Superintendent of Police Ashraful Karim told NewsBangla, “A case has been registered against five people, including two policemen.” Meanwhile, SI Saiful Alam and Constable Saiful Islam have been shown arrested. Besides, they have been suspended. ‘
Recently, a number of policemen have been fired for drug involvement as well as drug trafficking. Besides, criminal cases have been filed against them.