death in police custody

At least 15 killed extrajudicially, in custody of law enforcement this year: ASK

At least 15 people were killed in “extrajudicial killings” and “custody of law enforcement agencies” across the country till September of this year, Ain O Salish Kendra said in a report.

Four custodial ‘suicides’ is four too many

Police must be held responsible for deaths in their custody

Man dies in police custody after being detained for questioning

A man died in police custody early today (September 27, 2022) hours after he was detained for interrogation in connection with a murder in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail.

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.

Death in police custody: We’ll sue cops first, then receive body

The family of Sumon Sheikh, who died in police custody on Saturday, will not receive his body for burial until it files a murder case with a court today.

Man dies in police custody in Hatirjheel; SI, constable suspended 

A man died in custody in Hatirjheel Police Station earlier today, hours after he was detained from Dhaka’s Rampura area for the alleged theft of Tk 53 lakh from a company.

How long will we ignore what's happening in police custody?

Over the years, there has been rising concern about the 'systemic nature' of custodial torture and deaths in Bangladesh.

Death in ‘police custody’: 3 police constables give depositions

Three policemen today gave depositions before a court in a case filed over death of Rayhan Ahmed, who died after allegedly being tortured inside Bandarbazar Police Outpost in Sylhet city on October 11.

Man dies in police custody 3 hours after detention

A man dies in police custody three hours after his detention in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

At least 15 killed extrajudicially, in custody of law enforcement this year: ASK

At least 15 people were killed in “extrajudicial killings” and “custody of law enforcement agencies” across the country till September of this year, Ain O Salish Kendra said in a report.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Four custodial ‘suicides’ is four too many

Police must be held responsible for deaths in their custody

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Man dies in police custody after being detained for questioning

A man died in police custody early today (September 27, 2022) hours after he was detained for interrogation in connection with a murder in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail.

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 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Death in police custody: We’ll sue cops first, then receive body

The family of Sumon Sheikh, who died in police custody on Saturday, will not receive his body for burial until it files a murder case with a court today.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Man dies in police custody in Hatirjheel; SI, constable suspended 

A man died in custody in Hatirjheel Police Station earlier today, hours after he was detained from Dhaka’s Rampura area for the alleged theft of Tk 53 lakh from a company.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

How long will we ignore what's happening in police custody?

Over the years, there has been rising concern about the 'systemic nature' of custodial torture and deaths in Bangladesh.

October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020

Death in ‘police custody’: 3 police constables give depositions

Three policemen today gave depositions before a court in a case filed over death of Rayhan Ahmed, who died after allegedly being tortured inside Bandarbazar Police Outpost in Sylhet city on October 11.

August 25, 2019
August 25, 2019

Man dies in police custody 3 hours after detention

A man dies in police custody three hours after his detention in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria.

September 29, 2018
September 29, 2018

Accused found dead in police custody

The hanging body of a youth, accused in a rape case, was found inside the lockup of Rupnagar Police Station in the capital yesterday morning.