PV Desk : Four policemen, including a sub-inspector of Sitakundu highway police, have been closed to district police lines for releasing a drug trader after embezzling Yaba seized from his possession.
The police officials are- the sub-inspector Adam Ali and three constables Mamun, Imam Hossain and Mostafa of Baro Aulia thana of highway police.
Earlier on May 7, a 5-member team of the Baro Aulia Highway Police led by SI Mohiuddin in a drive detained a young man Md Mostakim, 36, son of Taslim Uddin Khandaker of Baranda village in Gazipur district, along with 21,800 pieces of Yaba tablets worth around Tk 66 lakh from a bus on Dhaka-Chattogram highway.
However, the team released Mostakim taking the Yaba from his possession.
On information, a team of detective branch of police arrested Mostakim when the bus reached Dhaka.
Later, SI Mohiuddin was closed to Cumilla Highway Police on May 7.
The withdrawal decision was taken on Friday night as a probe committee found the policemen guilty.