Sarail OC withdrawn
The officer-in-charge of Sarail Police Station in Brahmanbaria was withdrawn for failing to prevent a large number of people from attending a funeral prayer in the Upazila flouting the government’s instruction to maintain social distancing.
An order was issued on Saturday over the withdrawal of OC Md Shahadat Hossain.
Sohel Rana, assistant inspector general (Media) of Police Headquarters, confirmed the news.
Earlier in the day, thousands of people attended the namaz-e-janaza of a religious scholar at Bertala village in Sarail upazila ignoring the risk of coronavirus transmission.