custodial death

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

Death of murder accused hours after arrest

A murder case accused has died in police custody in Jamalpur’s Sharishabari upazila, hours after he was arrested from capital Dhaka.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

3 Dhaka cops indicted over custodial death of youth

A Dhaka Court has framed charges against five persons, including three former cops of Pallabi Police Station, over death of Jonny in police custody in February 2014. The court has set May 16 to start trial proceedings.

December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015

Breaking of spirits and bones

Forty-four years since independence, must we remain a caricature of a dysfunctional, postcolonial state where law enforcers...

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Fugitive ‘killer’ cop arrested in old Dhaka

The former policeman, who fled from a Dhaka court yesterday while being sent to jail over the death of a detainee in 2012, is arrested in old part of Dhaka city.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

2 SIs, informer sent to jail in murder case

A Dhaka court sends two sub-inspectors of Pallabi Police Station and one of their informers to jail in a case filed in connection with the custodial death of a man in 2012.

October 4, 2015
October 4, 2015

UGC official’s death: Legal notice for judicial inquiry

A Supreme Court lawyer sends legal notice to the government seeking judicial inquiry into the custodial death of a UGC official by 24 hours.

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