Three men, including two siblings, were killed in two “gunfights” with members of Border Guard Bangladesh and police in Cox’s Bazar and Cumilla early yesterday.
Ten more alleged drug peddlers were killed in “gunfights” across the country yesterday, bringing the tally of “shootout” victims to 52 during the anti-narcotics drives by law enforcers in the last 10 days.
Amid criticisms over the sudden surge in the killing of suspected drug peddlers in so-called gunfights, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday defended the ongoing nationwide crackdown on narcotics.
A section of law enforcers allegedly have been making quick bucks by instilling fear into people of making their relatives victims of “shootouts” during the ongoing countrywide anti-narcotics drives.
A suspected criminal was killed in a “gunfight” with detectives in Mymensingh town early yesterday, barely half an hour after his arrest.
Five people, including three alleged robbers, were killed in “shootouts” with law enforcers in Dhamrai, Brahmanbaria, and Rajbari
Civil Aviation Minister Rashed Khan Menon yesterday rightly described the death of militant suspects in so-called "crossfire" and "gun battle" as weakness and failure of the law-enforcement agencies.
Terrorism cannot be controlled by killing alleged militants in crossfire as it shows the weakness and failure of law enforcement agencies, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon told parliament yesterday.
Police have killed the alleged attacker of Madaripur teacher in a “shootout” to hide the facts, BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi alleges.