Six senior police officers, including much-talked-about Cox’s Bazar superintendent of police (SP) ABM Masud Hossain, were transferred.The Ministry of Home Affairs issued a gazette notification in this regard on Wednesday.
According to the gazette notification, Md Hasanuzzaman, Jhenaidah superintendent of police has been appointed as the new SP of Cox's Bazar.
Besides, Khulna Metropolitan Police Commissioner Khandaker Lutful Kabir was transferred to Gazipur Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Special Branch (SB) Dhaka DIG Md Masudur Rahman Bhuiyan was posted at Khulna Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Muntasirul Islam was transferred to Jhenaidah superintendent of police, Rajshahi District Superintendent of Police Md. Shahidullah has been transferred as Deputy Commissioner of Police, Dhaka Metropolitan Police.
Cox’s Bazar SP ABM Masud Hossain came under discussion after leaking his phone conversation with OC Pradeep following the murder of retired Army Major Sinha Md Rashed Khan on July 31 night.
It is to be noted that Sharmin Shahriar Ferdous, Plaintiff of Major (retd) Sinha murder case, applied to make Cox’s Bazar SP ABM Masud Hossain an accused in the case on Thursday. But, Senior Judicial Magistrate Tamanna Farah’s court dismissed the application in the afternoon.
(With input from our correspondent)