5 policemen charged for killing a Savar businessmanNew Age Online
Savar police pressed charges against five policemen in connection with Savar business man killing case on Monday.
Aminur Rahman of Savar police station, the investigation officer of the case submitted the charge sheet before the Dhaka Chief Judicial Magistrate Court.
Chief Judicial Magistrate Tayabul Hasan set September 5 for taking the charge sheet into the court’s cognizance.
The accused are Ashulia Police Station’s sub inspector Emdadul Haque, Savar Police Station's assistant sub inspector Akidul Islam, and three other constables, namely Mudasser, Ramzan and Yousuf.
On June 7, a case was filed accusing five cops of torturing Shamim Sarker in custody to death. The police formed two committees to probe into the death.
Shamim’s elder brother Amin Sarker had lodged a murder case with the Savar police station.
All of the accused cops have been suspended and arrested.
Shamim Sarker, 32, a local land businessman in Hemayetpur of Savar, was arrested by the police on June 6 and tortured to death.
The police had picked up Shamim from in front of Molla Filling Station at Hemayetpur without any allegation on June 5.
Later, the team took Shamim to Hemayetpur tannery area where they demanded Tk 500, 000 as ransom. As he failed to pay, police tortured him brutally to death.
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