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Police shot Mohammad Shah Alam dead in Dhaka city’s Pallabi area

On December 31, 2012 at around 8:15pm, members of the Pallabi Police station shot Mohammad Shah Alam (28) dead in front of H and S Polythene factory at Plot 1/6 on Road 7, Section 7 of the Post Office Street. Shah Alam was the son of Mohammad Ali Akbar and Morjina Begum. They were residents at Jheelpar slum on Milk Vita road under Pallabi Police Station in Dhaka city. Shah Alam worked as a car washer at a workshop. There was no case or General Diary (GD) filed against Shah Alam in any police station. The police filed two cases against him after his death under the Arms Act, 1878 and the Explosive Substances Act, 1908. In both cases they mentioned him as a 30-year-old in the First Information Report (FIR) although according to his national identity card he is 28 years old.

fact-finding-KLEA-Mohammad Shah Alam-Dhaka-2012 (full text in English, PDF)
fact-finding-KLEA-Mohammad Shah Alam-Dhaka-2012 (full text in Bangla, PDF)

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