Raihan’s death in custody: Constable Titu on fresh remand

Sun Online Desk

25th October, 2020 03:41:03 printer

Raihan’s death in custody: Constable Titu on fresh remand

Suspended police constable Titu Chandra Das has been put on a three-day fresh remand in a case filed over the death of Raihan in custody at Bandarbazar Police Outpost in Sylhet.

Sylhet Metropolitan Additional Chief Magistrate court granted the remand after inspector of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) and also investigation officer of the case Mohidul Islam produced Titu before it after completion of his five-day remand on Sunday.

Earlier, the court granted a five-day remand for Titu on October 20.

Raihan, 34, a resident of Akharia in Sylhet city, was beaten to death in police custody at the Bandarbazar Police Outpost on October 11, according to his family members.

Raihan’s wife Tahmina Akter Tanni filed a case at Kotwali Police Station on October 12 accusing a number of unidentified people.

Four police officers were suspended and three others withdrawn from duty in Sylhet following the death.

The seven officers are sub-inspector (SI) Akbar Bhuiyan, the in-charge of the city’s Bandarbazar police outpost, assistant sub-inspectors (ASI) Touhid Mia, Ashik Elahi and Kutub Ali, and constables Titu Chandra Das, Harunur Rashid and Shajib Hossain.

PBI is currently investigating the case at the instructions of the police headquarters.