The four are SI Kamrul Hasan, ASI Shyamol Das Bongshi, and constables Kameul Islam and Md Fayez.
A committee, headed by Mirpur division’s ADC Shariful Islam, has been formed to investigate the allegation, said DMP Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman.
He said the actions against the policemen were taken yesterday following a newspaper report.
Preferring anonymity, a police official said according to the news report, the four policemen intercepted the businessman when he was at Kallyanpur bus stand buying bus tickets on September 19 around 8:30pm. They frisked him and claimed to have found yaba tablets on him. They later demanded Tk1 lakh from him in default of which they threatened him to implicate in a drug case. The businessman gave them Tk10,000 and some ornaments to get out of trouble.
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