Bangladesh Police

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Sumon Sheikh's custodial death: Too many questions unanswered

It is unfortunate that custodial torture continues to be pervasive in Bangladesh, which has enacted the Torture and Custodial Death (Prohibition) Act, 2013.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

How did Sumon Sheikh die?

His family deserves transparent investigation into his death in police custody

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Lobbying on for top posts of police

Just over a week after a major reshuffle of the district superintendents of police, all eyes are on the police department in anticipation of possible changes in the top brass.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

New law will be enacted for police: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan told the parliament today that a new law for the Bangladesh Police will be enacted keeping in view of the current situation and turning police into a more people-friendly and service-oriented organisation.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

2 Bangladeshi policemen go missing in the Netherlands

Two police constables who went to the Netherlands for an official training exercise remain missing since May 22, the day before they were supposed to fly back to Bangladesh.

May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022

Jamaat-Shibir men attack cops from procession in Sylhet; OC, SI injured

Two policemen, including Sylhet Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge, were injured after activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir attacked them in Sylhet city this afternoon.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Did police do enough to quell the New Market clashes?

Three pedestrians were critically injured in the violence. Nahid Mia and Morsalin were among them.

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

Who will speak for the George Floyds of Bangladesh?

In the US, being Black or just a person of colour is enough to get one killed or arrested by a cop, merely for being at the wrong place at the wrong time—or even the right place at the right time.

April 19, 2021
April 19, 2021

5 Bagerhat policemen hurt in attack by Hefajat activists: police

Five policemen, including the officer-in-charge (OC) of Mollahat Police Station, were injured in an attack allegedly by Hefajat-e Islam activists in Bagerhat this morning.

November 24, 2020
November 24, 2020

Tazreen factory fire victims prevented from reaching Gono Bhaban by police

Police this morning barred the victims of the Tazreen Fashions factory fire when they tried to go to the capital’s Gono Bhaban from Jatiya Press Club to press home their three-point demand.