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POST TIME: 13 June, 2019 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 13 June, 2019 01:34:40 AM
Ex-OC Moazzem to be held anytime: Kamal
Arrest warrant reaches Jashore
BSS, Dhaka

Ex-OC Moazzem to be held anytime: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday said former officer-in-charge (OC) of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain will be arrested anytime. “Ex-OC Moazzem is now in the country… All exits have been shutdown and he will be arrested soon,” Kamal told journalists while inaugurating the innovation and showcasing fair at the auditorium of the Department of Prisons at Bakshibazar.

Replying to a question, the minister said action will be taken against Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Mizanur Rahman for allegedly giving bribe to an Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) official. Asked about the arrest of former OC Moazzem Hossain, the minister said all escape routes have been closed. “Moazzem can’t escape anywhere and he’ll be arrested soon,” he said.

Kamal said Moazzem will face punishment for his role in the murder of madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. Meanwhile, district police yesterday received the arrest warrant issued against former officer-in-charge of Feni's Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain.

He is hailing from Dalmil Raipara of the city's Chanchra area. Now his two brothers and a sister along with their mother are residing in the house. Additional superintendent of Jashore Police (Special Branch) Ansar Uddin confirmed the matter saying relatives and the house of the former OC have been kept under police surveillance.

Dhaka Cyber Tribunal issued the arrest warrant on May 27 in a case filed under Digital Security Act. The former OC was accused of illegally interrogating madrasa student Nusrat and recording the episode on his phone. The video was later circulated on the social media.