PBI letters to immigration to catch absconding SI Akbar
Published: 05:04 PM, 15 October 2020
Press briefing of PBI
Sub Inspector Akbar Hossain Bhuiyan, who was sacked in connection with the death of Raihan Ahmed at the Bandarbazar police outpost of the Sylhet Metropolitan Police, is absconding. So, PBI, the investigating agency of the case has sent a letter to the immigration so that the accused Akbar could not flee the country.
DIG Banaj Kumar Majumder stated the matter in a press briefing Thursday at PBI's head office in Dhanmondi.
DIG Banaj Kumar said, “We have received the documents of the incident at the Bandarbazar police outpost in Sylhet last night. The PBI team from Sylhet was at the spot for three to four hours. We have started the investigation. At the initial stage of the investigation, we felt that suspended SI Akbar need first.”
“We have told the entire immigration department not to allow Akbar to flee the country,” he said. “The Home Ministry has also informed various immigration centers on the border. We have a team ready to catch him.”
DIG Banaj Kumar Majumder further said, “IGP Sir has always told us not to ruin the reputation you have gained during Coronavirus. Akbar has ruined the reputation of the army by committing these misdeeds. He didn't think about us, so we don't have a chance to think about him.”
Asked about the cause of the murder, he said, “We are investigating the matter. Not everything can be said in one day.”
Meanwhile, the body of Raihan Uddin, who was tortured at the Bandarbazar police outpost of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, has been exhumed for re-autopsy. The body was taken out from the panchayat graveyard of Nawabi Mosque in Akhalia area at 9 am on Wednesday. A team from the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) led by district administration executive magistrates Misbah Uddin and Sajib Ahmed began the autopsy. The body was later taken to the morgue of the forensic medicine department of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College.