Charghat OC withdrawn for demanding bribe


Staff Reporter :
An officer-in-charge (OC) of Charghat Police Station was withdrawn to Rajshahi district’s police lines following an allegation of taking bribe.

District spokesperson and special branch additional police super (ASP) Rafiqul Alam confirmed the matter on Sunday.

The APS said that Charghat OC Mahbubul Alam was withdrawn on Saturday night after preliminary investigation.

He has been asked to report to the police lines on Sunday.

The allegations against him are under investigation, Rafiqul Alam said, adding that further decision will be taken after the investigation.

Meanwhile, in the leaked audio recording OC Mahbubul Alam can be heard saying, “The minister (Minister) brought me here from Gaibandha for the election purposes, so I don’t listen to anyone except the minister.”


Sources said that the OC Mahbubul Alam took the victim Sahara Begum to his bedroom on September 13 and demanded Tk 7 lakh.

Later, the woman filed a written complaint against the OC and submitted an audio record.

Sahara Begum also claimed that her husband contested in the local union parishad election and had dispute with local politicians.

Following the dispute, her husband Abdul Alim Kalu was arrested in a fake drug case.

Regarding the complaint, OC Mahbubul Alam said that he also got the audio record.