Bangladesh Bank governor Dr Atiur Rahman yesterday sent a letter to the Inspector General of Bangladesh Police to take action against Sub Inspector Masud Sikder who allegedly assaulted BB Assistant Director Gulam Rabbi.BB General Manager AFM Asaduzzaman admitted this.
Despite introducing himself as AD of the BB, the police official demanded Tk 5 lakh from Rabbi and tortured him, the letter stated.
However, the BB boss thanked police authority for closing the accused police officer.
He also urged the police boss to take initiatives so that not only BB officials, no people are harassed by police.
Rabby alleged that after withdrawing money from a bank ATM both, he was returning to his residence on Saturday night through Mohammadpur Geneva Camp when a police team led by SI Masud forcibly picked him up on the police van. The police members, led by SI Masud, physically tortured him, threatened to kill and file false cases against him, the bank official said in his complaint.
The accused police official, however, denied the allegations.