Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal in the parliament says law enforcement agencies don’t kill anyone willingly in anti-narcotics drives.
Three more alleged drug peddlers were killed in “gunfights” in Rangpur, Thakurgaon and Dinajpur districts early yesterday amid the ongoing nationwide anti-narcotics drive.
Lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi went to Saudi Arabia, his cousin Mong Mong Sen fled to Myanmar, while his other family members whose names appeared in multiple intelligence reports as yaba godfathers left Teknaf, according to locals and law enforcement sources.
The Daily Star website, which had been blocked since Friday night, was unblocked after around 18 hours yesterday, following instructions from Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC).
A magistrate will probe the death of slain Teknaf municipality councillor Akramul Haque, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says.
The alleged murder of Teknaf municipality councillor Akramul Haque rang an ominous bell for the country's human rights situation, human rights defenders and activists said yesterday.
We tried to be in touch with them to get to know how they react to the ongoing anti-drug drive. All of them have been yaba addicts for a long time. Their phones are switched off.
Transparency International Bangladesh has expressed deep concern over the killing of more than 100 people in “gunfights” during the ongoing nationwide anti-narcotics drive.