police torture

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Accused dies after arrest

An arrestee was allegedly tortured to death in Sarishabari upazila of Jamalpur early yesterday, barely within a week of the Supreme Court's upholding a High Court verdict against police torture in custody.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

‘Torture’ triggered clash

Influenced by a local Awami League activist, police had tortured a Chhatra Dal leader of Bhola that triggered Thursday night's clash

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Indian example holds out hope

The Supreme Court's latest landmark verdict against police's century-old discretionary powers concerning arrest, detention and remand is a bold judicial pronouncement in favour of people's liberty and fundamental rights.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Protectors turn predators thru' loopholes of law

Rocky would never get back his brother who died in police custody about two years back. But he was happy yesterday as the country's top court came up with a verdict that he hoped would stop custodial deaths and thus none else would have to suffer the agony of losing dear ones.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

A life story altered in cop brutality

The story of Al Amin Hossain Rubel could have been a happy one, and the stage was all set for that too. Friday was supposed to be his

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Rogue despite stern warnings

A section of cops are getting involved in criminal offences despite repeated warnings of stern action from the police high-ups.

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Tea seller dies of burns

Tea-seller Babul Matabbar, who had suffered severe burns in an incident involving police, succumbed to his injuries yesterday after fighting death for around 16 hours.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Cops’ outrageous behaviour needs to stop now: NHRC chief

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman says a man has to sacrifice his life because of “outrageous and illegal” activities of police.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Ensure punishment for torture by cops: JS body

A parliamentary body asks the government to ensure exemplary punishment to the police personnel responsible for tarnishing the image of the police department.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

How they get freed on bail?

Members of the cabinet committee on law and order yesterday came down heavily on police for torturing a Bangladesh Bank official and a staff of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), saying those incidents had tarnished the image of the department.