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    Man in police custody killed in ‘gunfight’

    Our Correspondent. Feni | Updated at 12:05am on March 18, 2018

    A 28-year-old man in police custody was killed and 11 others, including nine cops, injured in what police claimed as gunfight between police and suspected...

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    JCD leader dies in custody

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on March 13, 2018

    A Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leader died in custody on Monday just six days after his arrest while he was returning from a demonstration organised by...

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    Amendment to anti-torture law to hinder HR protection, says ASK

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on January 10, 2018

    Rights group Ain O Salish Kendra on Tuesday in a statement deplored the police proposal of bringing some changes to the Torture and Custodial Death...

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    Tanner dies in police custody

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on November 22, 2017

    A 65-year-old tanner died in police custody on Tuesday two days after he was picked up with his two sons and two nephews from their...

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    Domestic worker’s death sparks violent protests in capital

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:23am on August 05, 2017

    Violent protests rocked the capital’s Banashree area after the death of a part-time domestic worker on Friday. Police fired from their guns and lobbed tear...

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    NHRC seeks Army’s explanation

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:23am on June 24, 2017

    The National Human Rights Commission has written to the defence ministry asking for a Bangladesh Army explanation for the death of Romel Chakma as a...

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    Body formed to probe custodial death of ex-BCL leader

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 12:32am on May 22, 2017

    A three-member committee was formed on Sunday to probe into the death of a former leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League in police custody at Jaintapur...

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    Punishment for killers of Romel Chakma demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on April 30, 2017

    Cross section of people including political leaders, cultural activists and rights defenders on Saturday condemned the custodial death of ethnic minority student leader Romel Chakma...

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    Rally in Dhaka demand trial of Romel killing in custody

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:25pm on April 29, 2017

    Cross section of people at a citizen’s protest on Saturday condemned the killing of ethnic student leader Romel Chakma in custody and demanded immediate identification...