A Dhaka court on Monday dismissed the case filed against 15 policemen over the "custodial death" of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leader Nuruzzaman Jonny in Dhaka's Khilgaon area eight years ago.
Judge Md Asaduzzaman of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court passed the order finding no sufficient grounds for taking into cognizance the charges brought against them.
Former Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Miah is among the accused.
The other accused are--Krishna Pada Roy, Commissioner of Chattogram Metropolitan Police, SI Deepak Kumar Das (DB Ramna Zone), Senior Assistant Police Commissioner Hasan Arafat, Md Zahidul Haque Talukder, DB Police Inspector Fazlur Rahman, Ohiduzzaman, SM Shahriar Hasan, SI Shihab Uddin, Bahauddin Faruqi, Md Jahangir Hossain, DB Constable Md Solaiman, Abu Syed, Md Lutfar Rahman and Khilgaon police station SI Md Alauddin.
All of the accused were posted in Dhaka Metropolitan Police (BMP) at the time of Jonny's death.
Jonny, general secretary of JCD Khilgaon police station unit, a student wing of BNP, was allegedly killed in a "gunfight" with police in Dhaka's Khilgaon area on January 20, 2015.