Charges pressed against 6 CMP cops in kidnap for ransom case

Charges have been pressed against six members of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) over kidnapping a man to demand ransom money.

Chattogram Senior Judicial magistrate Najmun Nahar accepted the charge sheet submitted by police on Sunday and granted bail to the six accused until the trial in the case begins on January 26, said Inspector Humayun Kabir of Chattogram district police.

Earlier on December 4, the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI), submitted the charge sheet against the six accused.

The accused are, Constable Morshed Billah, bodyguard of CMP commissioner, Constable Md Masud, bodyguard of CMP Deputy Commissioner (Detective branch), Constable Shakil Khan and Eskandor deployed at Dampara Reserve Force Office, Constable Monirul Islam, computer operator of Assitant police Commissiner’s Karnaphuli office, Constable Abdul Nabi from Detective Branch (North).

According to the case, on February 3 midnight, eight youths on four motorcycles abducted a man named Abdul Mannan from Purbo Bairag village under Anwara police station.

Thecyouths identified themselves as police and one of them was wearing a jacket with DB (Detective Branch) written on it.

They took Mannan to the Bhellapara area in Patia and demanded Tk 10 lakh to acquit him from the many cases filed against his name at the police station.

Mannan was released later after he paid them Tk 1,80,000.

Mannan heard the name of Morshed from their conversation and filed a case in this regard on February 7 at Anwara police station.

Finding proof of those accused constables being involved in the incident CMP authority filed a departmental case after suspending them.

Source: United News of Bangladesh