A suspected yaba trader arrested in Sreenagar upazila escaped from police custody at Sreenagar Police Station yesterday evening.
Md Parvez Majhi alias Sakha, 31, son of Abbas Majhi of Selamoti village escaped at around 8:30am.
After the incident Munshiganj police super Md Zayedul Alam inspected Sreenagar police station. Sub-inspector (SI) Nasir of the police station has been closed and attached to the police line in connection with the incident.
Police arrested Sakha at around 10:30pm on Friday from Koikirton in Sreenagar upazila and recovered 190 pieces of Yaba tablets from him. RAB filed a case against Sakha under the anti-drugs act and handed him over to Sreenagar police station.
Sakha is also a suspect accused in the Marin killing case at Radhikhal.
Yesterday evening, at around 8:30pm, SI Nasir brought Sakha out from police lock-up. He was not handcuffed at the time.
SI Nasir then reportedly left the room leaving Sakha alone by himself. The arrestee then fled the police station premises.
Sreenagar thana Officer-in-charge (OC) SM Alamgir Hossain said police are working to arrest Sakha.
Additional police super (Sreenagar circle) Md Saiful Islam said, SI Nasir has been closed and another case has been filed with the police station against Sakha.