On June 20 last year, police arrested two men -- Sonu and Rubel -- and recovered two knives from their possession from the capital’s Geneva camp in Mohammadpur. A third man named Rahi fled the scene, leaving a steel-made machete.
They must be turning in their graves.
Jahangir Hossain died one and a half years ago, Mansur Ali a year ago and Zilllur Rahman six months back.
Now all these months and years later, police have charged them with vandalising vehicles and planning subversive activities.
The inspector general of police (IGP) has directed the “unit commanders” to scrutinise why some deceased, expatriates, hajj pilgrims and paralysed men were made accused in cases filed on charges of planning subversive activities.