1 every 3 days in last 9 months
Law enforces killed one person extra-judicially on an average in every three days during the last nine months, revealed Odhikar, a human rights organisation.
A report of the body published on Friday said at least 90 people allegedly faced extra-judicial deaths across the country during the period of January to September this year.
Based on the reports published in national dailies, it stated that among the victims, 40 were killed by Rab, 33 by police, eight persons by the joint team of Rab and police, five persons by the Rab- police-Coast Guard joint team, three by the Rab-Coast Guard joint team and one by BDR.
Of the total extra-judicial killings, 71 persons were killed either in 'crossfire' or 'encounters' or in 'gunfights' with the law enforces.
A total of 87 persons allegedly died in custody during this period.
Among them, five were killed in 'crossfire', 16 were 'tortured to death', one was shot in custody while 14 BDR 'mutineers' died in custody.
Alleged sickness was the reason behind the death of 47 persons while in jail custody.
Two persons also died in court custody, one in police station and another one in Rab custody.