January 24, 2021, 5:59 am

Abu Taher Bappa

2020-11-23 06:57:09 BdST

10 cops terminated for failing in dope test

A total of 68 policemen have failed in dope tests so far. Among them, 10 have already been terminated. Actions will also be taken against the remaining cops who came out positive in the tests.

A press note provided by DMP revealed the information on Sunday.

Among the dope positive policemen, there are seven sub-inspectors, five assistant sub-inspectors, five nayeks, 50 constables and one traffic sergeant.

The allegations brought against them include – drug trading, drug consuming, implicating people with drugs, and taking bribe to show lesser amount of recovered drugs.

DMP Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam has repeatedly expressed firm stance against those police personnel who take drugs or involved in drug related issues.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) is conducting the tests on the suspected policemen to keep the police free from drug addiction.

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