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One allegedly beaten to death in the custody of Botiyaghata Police Station in Khulna

On 7 March 2008 in the afternoon, a team of Khulna district Detective Branch of Police (DB Police) arrested Abul Hossain Dhali (25), a resident of the Boichana village of Shatkhira district, from Khunla Zero Point and handed him over to the Botiyaghata Police Station. The police authority of the Batiyaghata Police Station stated that at around 7:30 pm on 7 March, Hossain committed suicide in the lockup by hanging himself from a rod of the ventilator of the toilet. On the other hand, the deceased’s family complained that Hossain was beaten to death by the police in the custody.

Khulna-One beaten death Botiyaghata-Tortur Eng-2008 (full text in English, PDF)

Khulna-One beaten death Botiyaghata-Tortur Bang-2008 (full text in Bangla, PDF)

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