Violating widow: Sonagazi ASI withdrawn
Published : Saturday, 21 September, 2019 at 1:09 PM Count : 144
An Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) was removed in a connection with rape of a widow in Sonagazi upazila of Feni on Friday.
Senior Assistant Superintendent of Feni (Sonagazi- Dagonbhuiyan circle) Saikul Ahmed Bhuiyan said he was brought to district police line.
Hasan Mahmud, superintendent of the Chattogram Range DIG Office's crime division, is now investigating the matter, he added.
Sonagazi Model Police Station officer in-charge Moin Uddin Ahmed said he was removed from the police station due to the negligence of investigation in land dispute issue of the widow.
But after the testimonial of the widow in a court of Senior Judicial Magistrate Tania Hossain in Feni on Thursday, ASI Sujon was removed.
The woman testified that Sujon raped her with other accused but she did not mention his name in the case out of fear.
Relatives of the woman said some people attacked her over a land dispute issue.
Later, she lodged a case against them. The duty of investigation of the case was given to ASI Sujon.
On September 15, with the help of one fraudster Rahima from police station, a group of five people, including the ASI, raped the widow and snatched her ornament.
They, later, also threatened her not to disclose the matter.
On September 17, the woman filed a case against them with the assistance of senior police officers.
It is also noted that Rahima used to work as maid in several police officers’ house for three years.
Police arrested Rahima and Sanju Shikder in this connection on September 18.
Sonagazi Model Police Station inspector (Investigation) Md Khaled Hossain said Sanju and Rahima were sent to jail following a court order, adding that they are trying to arrest the other accused.