A case was filed on Tuesday against six policemen, including two sub-inspectors of the Satkhira sadar police station, in connection with the killing of a madrasa superintendent for failing to give a bribe.
The deceased was Saidur Rahman, superintendent of Baksha Hathatganj madrasa of Kolaroa upazila.
The victim's brother Bazlur Rahman filed the case, accusing the six men, with a Sathkhira court. Judge Habibullah Mahmud received the case and kept it pending for issuing an order.
The accused are Sub-Inspector (SI) Asaduzzaman and SI Paik Delowar, ASI Ashrafuzzaman and ASI Sheikh Sumon Hasan, and two unnamed constables.
According to the case, the accused demanded Tk1 lakh from Saidur on September 14 and threatened to file a case against him over a Jamaat issue. They also beat him mercilessly.
Saidur agreed to give them Tk5,000, which the lawmen refused to take. Later, they took him to the police station.
On Friday, he was also beaten and taken to court, but the court asked them to produce him there after treatment.
The victim was admitted to Satkhira Sadar Hospital. That evening, he was sent to jail, where at around 1am he fell ill.
He was readmitted to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries last Saturday.
When asked about it, SI Asaduzzaman said he knows nothing about the case.