Policemen are capable of killing two people if a person is murdered, the deputy inspector general of Chittagong range said today.
Shafiqul Islam was addressing a view-exchange meeting at Chouddagram High School in Comilla as chief guest, where seven people were burnt alive in a mindless arson attack yesterday.
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)-11 organised the meeting on control of violence and law and order situation, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo. At the meeting, the DIG urged local people to guard the highways.
Superintendent of Police in Comilla Tutul Chakravarty presided over the meeting where Deputy Commissioner Hasanuzzaman Kollol, Additional Director General of Rapid Action Battalion Col Zia and Commander of Border Guard Bangladesh battalion-10 Zakir Hossain were present.
The DIG came up with the remarks when the death toll in political violence reached 50.