police torture in custody

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

Humayun Azad murder case: Former BCL leader Abbas recounts torture after police tried to implicate him

Although the brutal attack on writer Humayun Azad was an act of extremist militancy, soon after the incident police tried to frame the political opponents of the then BNP-Jamaat coalition government in the case.

February 20, 2020
February 20, 2020

Gazipur custodial death: Family demands judicial probe

Family members of Yasmin Begum, who died in the custody of Gazipur police early Wednesday, demand a judicial probe into the death.

June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016

Youth dies of 'heart attack' in custody

A youth died in police custody on Friday night, around four hours after he had been detained allegedly with 15 Yaba tablets in

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.