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Case filed against three RAB men over torture of businessman

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A case has been filed against three members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-1), including an assistant superintendent of police (ASP) and two others, on allegation of torturing certain businessman Abdus Salam.

Judge Mehedi Hasan of Dhaka chief metropolitan magistrate (CMM) court on Wednesday ordered Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to investigate into the case.

Court’s bench assistant Anwarul Karim confirmed about the order.

The three RAB-1 members facing the allegation are — ASP Mushfiqur Rahman, sub-inspector (SI) Sujon and assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Ratul Raj — while the remaining two accused are — Md. Rajib and Ripon.

According to the case statement, businessman Abdus Salam and Md. Rajib, who is the prime accused, knew each other and they operated a business. They also conducted business transaction. At one point, Abdus Salam paid Rajib the money that the latter owed to the former. But Rajib had cheques of three-four banks and demanded additional Tk 2 million and he even threatened Abdus salam.