:: PeoplesTime Online Desk ::
Narayanganj SP Harun Or Rashid picked up Amber Group Chairman Showkat Aziz Russell’s wife and son from his Gulshan residence in midnight for not getting Tk eight crore as extortion.
Besides, the SP also seized a personal car of Showkat Aziz Russell from Dhaka Club. Police of Gulshan Police Station and Shahbagh Police Station could not confirm in this regard.
In this regard, Showkat Aziz Russell alleged that SP Harun demanded Tk 8 crore to the authorities of Amber Denim, a sister concern of Amber Group. Around 60 to 70 policemen entered the residence of Showkat Aziz Russell on Friday night and they vandalized the house. “The policemen picked up my wife and son as I was not there during the time,” he alleged.
He also claimed: “My wife and son were taken to Narayanganj without keeping at Gulshan Police Station.”
The CCTV footage of the incident has been attained by the newsbangladesh.com where it was seen that SP Harun and his force entered the residence in the night. Some 20 policemen entered three times at his house at 10th floor and they picked up them after SP Harun ordered them in this regard.
Showkat Aziz Russell also alleged that SP Harun seized “my personal car from Dhaka Club on Thursday night and took it to Narayanganj”.
Gulshan Police Station police or DIG of Dhaka range did not know anything about the incident, police sources said.
Showkat Aziz Russell’s wife Farah Russell is elder daughter of late Brigadier General (retd) Imtiaz Ahmed Chowdhury and his son Anaf Aziz has recently returned home after completion of study in United Kingdom (UK).
It was known that though SP Harun posted in Narayanganj but he is conducting his extortion by confining several businessmen in capital city and he collected crores of Taka from them in every month.
The businessmen alleged that SP Harun regularly came to Lakeshore Hotel and control network of extortion sitting there. Later, he returned Narayanganj after collecting his extortion money.
They also alleged that SP Harun used car without number plate and it would be cleared if it is examined the CCTV footage of Shahbagh, Moghbazar and Gulshan on November 1.
SP Harun has been demanding extortion to renowned industrialist Amber Group Chairman and Managing Director Showkat Aziz Russell. On May 5, he submitted written complaint to Inspector General of Police (IGP) against SP Harun.