Death in police custody
Constable Harun placed on 5-day remand
Published : Saturday, 24 October, 2020 at 6:33 PM Count : 373
Suspended constable Harunur Rashid of Bandarbazar police outpost in Sylhet has been placed on a five-day remand in a case filed over the death of Raihan Ahmed in custody.
Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Sharmin Khanam Neela passed the remand order on Saturday.
Earlier, police produced Harun before the court seekng seven days' remand to interrogate him.
Members of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) arrested suspended constable Harunur Rashid from Sylhet Police Lines on Friday night.
On October 20, another suspended constable-- Titu Chandra Das-- had been placed on a five-day remand in the case filed.
Raihan, 34, a resident of Akharia in Sylhet city, was allegedly beaten to death in police custody at Bandarbazar police outpost on October 11.
The authorities on October 12 suspended four policemen, including the in-charge of Bandarbazar police outpost SI Akbar Hossain, in connection with the death.