Officer-in-charge of Ghoraghat Police Station has been withdrawn over the attack on Upazila Nirbahi Officer Wahida Khanam and her father.
OC Amirul Islam was attached to Dinajpur Police Line today, Anowar Hossain, superintendent of police in Dinajpur, confirmed the matter to The Business Standard.
Rangpur Sadar Police Station's Inspector Azim Uddin has been promoted and appointed as the OC of Ghoraghat Police Station, he added.
The decision came as the attack on the UNO raised questions regarding Amirul's role in protecting law and order in the locality and the police patrol on the night of the incident.
Besides, Nawabganj upazila nirbahi officer was also attacked during Amirul's tenure in the area.
Meanwhile, two accused in the case filed over the attack were produced before a Dinajpur court today, according to Imam Zafar, the investigating officer of the case. Later the court sent them to jail.
The accused Nabirul Islam and Santu Kumar were placed on seven-day remand on September 5.
The prime accused Asadul Islam was also placed on seven-day remand on September 6.
On September 3, injured Wahida's elder brother Sheikh Farid Uddin filed a case against 4-5 unknown persons with Ghoraghat Police Station over the incident.
According to the case statement, a group of miscreants entered the UNO's government quarter through ventilator with a ladder between 1:05am to 4:25am on September 3. They found UNO Wahida Khanam awake and wanted to know where the cupboard keys and other valuable things were.
They hit her with hammers on different parts of the body, including head, as Wahida refused to hand over the keys. Her father came to her room after hearing Wahida screaming. Then the miscreants attacked him too.
When both of them fainted due to bloodshed, the miscreants thought they were dead and fled the spot.
Wahida's father regained consciousness at around 6:30am and started shouting from inside. Then night guard Nazim Hossain Palash rushed there and found the gate to the staircase locked from inside. He entered the house through the bathroom's ventilator with a ladder, according to the statement.