Rumi Akter Polly of DOT
 Md Mofizul Islam, Barguna Additional Superintendent of Police and also chief of the probe committee formed to investigate the incident, said Elias Ali Talukder, officer-in-charge of Bamna Police Station was withdrawn and attached to the Barguna Police Lines yesterday afternoon in line with instructions of Barisal DIG’s office, as per the recommendation of the probe body, reports The Daily Star.  He also said, “We have found the truth in the investigation into the incident. Therefore, we recommend in our report to take departmental action, including withdrawal of the OC,” reports The Business Standard.
 On August 8, OC Elias Ali Talukder slapped the ASI (who wished to be unnamed) in front of hundreds of people during a human chain demanding the release of Stamford University student Shahadul Islam Sefat, who was detained (now on bail) from the site where Major (retd) Sinha Mohammad Rashed was shot dead by police in Cox’s Bazar on July 31.Video footage showing the OC slapping the ASI went viral on social media and drew widespread criticism.