2 cops withdrawn for releasing detained fishermen in Barishal

21 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BARISHAL: Two policemen of Mehendiganj Police Station were withdrawn on Saturday night for releasing 10 detained fishermen after taking bribe, reports UNB.

Abidur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Mehendiganj Police Station, said assistant sub-inspector Delwar Hossain and constable Sumon Sikdar were attached to the District Police Lines.

On Friday, a police team, led by Delwar, conducted a drive in the Lalkharabad River in Mehendiganj upazila and arrested 10 fishermen for fishing defying a government ban.

However, two local traders got them released in exchange for money.