Jamalpur stationmaster withdrawn over FF killing
Jamalpur: The stationmaster of Jamalpur Railway Station has been withdrawn following the death of a freedom fighter after allegedly being beaten and hit by railway police.
Shafiqur Rahman, a divisional railway commercial officer, said the authorities concerned have withdrawn Jamalpur stationmaster Mohammad Tarek following the incident, reports UNB.
Earlier, eight members of the Railway Police here, including its OC, were withdrawn following the incident.
Besides, the railway authorities formed a four-member probe committee, led by Shafiqur Rahman, a divisional railway commercial officer, over the incident.
Earlier in the morning, Bangladesh Railway additional director general (operation) Mohammad Habibur Rahman visited the railway station.
District Superintendent of police Nizam Uddin, Divisional railway commercial officer Shafiqur Rahman, assistant commercial officer Pronobesh Sarkar were present.
The ADG also visited the residence of the deceased and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members.
Meanwhile, freedom fighter Abdul Bari was laid to rest at Hatchandra village on Tuesday in state honour.
Earlier on Monday, Abdul Bari, 65, a retired army man and a resident of Hatchandra village in Jamalpur Sadar upazila, was killed as he was beaten and hit by railway police at the railway station.