The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday suspended Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Wari Division, Ibrahim Khan. The suspended police officer was also attached to the Police Headquarters.
The Home Ministry issued a notification in this regard. Home secretary Mostafa Kamal Uddin signed it. As per the clause 12(1) of the Government Servant (Discipline and Appeal) Rules-2018 Ibrahim Khan will remain suspended, reads the notification.
The notification also said that he would be attached to the Police Headquarters with provisions for his salary and other facilities.
According to a document, Police Headquarters had investigated against the then Lalbagh DC Ibrahim Khan in connection with his negligence in taking proper steps against grabbing the house and landed property of a martyred intellectual in the capital.
On September 29 last year, alleged land grabber Javed Uddin Sheikh along with his hired armed cadres forcibly entered the house of martyred intellectual Shamsul Haque Khan.
The hired criminals physically assaulted freedom fighter KM Shahidullah, manager of the house and landed property of the martyred intellectual. The criminals also assaulted the family members of KM Shahidullah. The criminals demolished the three-storey building of martyred intellectual Shamsul Haque Khan, looted valuables worth Tk 5 crore from the house and grabbed the land where the demolished house was built.
A case was filed with the Bangshal Police Station in this connection. OC Bangshal called DC Ibrahim over phone and informed him in details about the incident.
Though the case was filed at 10:15 pm on September 29, DC Ibrahim gave a supervision note stating that he supervised the case from 1:30 pm to 3:pm, several hours before recording the case. He later gave another supervision note. Senior police officials found that his supervision notes were fake. Police headquarters issued show cause notice to DC Ibrahim Khan. Later probe report was sent to the home ministry. As per the report, he was suspended, said sources.