DC Harun awarded ‘PPM’ for beating Farroque: MKA

The home minister came up with the disclosure while talking to journalists at capital’s Rajarbagh Telecom Babhan following a meeting with the top officials of police on Tuesday.

He said, “Police were directed preventing rally on the streets as the opposition leaders carried out anarchy in the name of agitation.”

On July 6 in 2011, a team of police led by DC Harun-Or-Rashid attacked Zainul Abdin Farroque in front of Jatiya Sangsad, leaving him critically injured.

A group of opposition leaders brought out procession during 48-hour shutdown sponsored by the opposition BNP.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over President Police Medal (PPM) to Harun on Tuesday morning for his bravery and heroic contributions in carrying out duty.

Home Ministry boss said Harun was given the award for his contribution in maintaining law –and-order in 2011 and 2012.

DC Harun was posted in Tejgaon Zone while he beat up opposition chief whip but now he is working at Lalbagh Zone under Dhaka Metropolitan Police.banglanews24.co

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