Earlier on 18 October, the government sent three superintendents of police into forced retirement. They are Delwar Hossain Mia and Mirza Abdullah Hel Baki of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and Muhammad Shahidullah Chowdhury of police headquarters.

Before that on 31 October, Mahbub Hakim, additional DIG of Tourist Police, and Alamgir Alam, additional DIG of Criminal Investigation Department, were sent into forced retirement issuing two separate gazette notifications.