6 cops withdrawn for destroying 35000 eggs

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Destroyed eggs. File PhotoSix policemen have been withdrawn for destroying more than 35,000 eggs in Boraigram upazila of Natore allegedly after the egg trader refused to pay them bribe, reports news agency UNB.

Bogura highway police superintendent Jahangir Hossain said that the decision was taken on Friday following a complaint lodged by victim egg vendor Biplob Kumar Saha.

The SP, however, did not disclosed identities of the policemen.

The accused policemen were closed to Bogura region of highway police.

Shahidullah, a police official, was asked to submit a report within three working days after investigating the incident.

According to Biplob Kumar Saha, a pick-up van carrying 35,100 eggs plunged into a ditch by the Bonpara highway as one of its tyre punctured in Agran Sutirpar area on Thursday morning.

A team of highway police demanded Tk 20,000 as bribe to salvage the pickup.

As he denied paying them the bribe, they cut off the rope of the pickup van which tied up the crates of eggs with it, destroying the eggs.

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