Locals block ASI over framing innocent as accused with yaba...

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Locals block ASI over framing innocent as accused with yaba

 Rangpur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:10 PM, 30 September 2020  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) named Sayem has been alleged of framing an innocent as accused with yaba in Rangpur city. Local blocked the ASI on the scene, and later police rescued him.

The incident took place in the city's Checkpost area on Tuesday afternoon.

It is learned that on Tuesday, an official of a private company named Firoz Khan Raju went to a tea stall next to his office to have tea. Then an ASI appeared the store and tried to drag him away by handcuffing claiming yaba found in a pack of cigarettes. But the locals immediately saved him. ASI Sayem was later blocked by the agitated crowd. 

Upon receiving the news, the police officers came to the spot and took the ASI away with the assurance of proper investigation and action. 

It is learned that Sayem Dhap is working in the police battalion.

Rangpur Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Shahidullah Kawsar said, “I am investigating the matter. After the investigation, appropriate action will be taken against the police officer.”