Meanwhile, the young man was released into the custody of his family members
A sub-inspector of Feni Model police station, who was seen involved in a scuffle with a young man in a viral video footage, has been suspended.
Additional Superintendent of Police Mainul Islam said SI Jashomanto Majumdar has been closed to the district police lines over the issue on Monday night.
In the video clip, it is seen that a rickshaw passenger locked into an altercation with some policemen while police halted the rickshaw in front of the Feni Model High School during the countrywide lockdown.
The police members including SI Jashomanto intercepted the young man and asked the reason for leaving home without wearing a mask.
At one stage, the policemen were seen forcing the youth to get down from the rickshaw.
Then the furious youth started to scold the police. A scuffle took place between the police and the man when police members tried to handcuff him. Police managed to detain the youth after the scuffle.
Contacted, Mosharraf Hossain Riyad, president of Motabi union unit Chhatra League, said the man has been identified as Shahid and an activist of Chhatra League.
Nizam Uddin, officer-in-charge of Feni Model police station, said, “The youth who was detained has mental illness.”
Meanwhile, Shahid was released into the custody of his family members.