Case against 5 including 3 cops for lifting seized gold

Case against 5 including 3 cops for lifting seized gold

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Detective Branch (DB) of police on Monday late night filed a case against three policemen and two other persons in connection with embezzlement of seized gold bars.
DB Inspector Fazlur Rahman filed the case with Rampura Police Station, said OC Alamgir Bhuiyan of the police station. The accused are Rampura Police Station’s Sub-Inspector Monjurul Alam, Constables ‘Wadul’ and Akash Chowdhury and two police informers ‘Rony’ and Sajib Shikder. Of them, Sajib is on the run.The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will investigate the case, said OC Bhuiyan. The DB police on Mar 31 had arrested the three policemen and Rony with 149 gold bars after conducting raids in three district towns of Narayanaganj, Gazipur and Bogra.
The DB said the police had detained two youths ‘Muhin’ and ‘Samir’ with gold bars from Dhaka’s Banasree area on Mar 13. A case of smuggling was filed against them three days later showing that 70 gold bars were recovered from them.
The investigation was then entrusted to DB on Mar 20 making Sub-Inspector Md Masud Miah as head of the investigation team.
After two days of grilling in police custody, Muhin confessed to the Dhaka’s Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court that police detained them when they were on their way to Tantibazar from Banasree with 235 gold bars.
The DB had continued their investigation following DMP Commissioner’s order.
After their confessions, the DB conducted three separate raids in Narayaganj, Gazipur and Bogra and arrested the three policemen and their informer. – Court Correspondent

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