Odhikar

Ratan died of torture by RAB and Police at Mirpur

On 6 November 2008, at around 6.00 pm members of RAB-4 arrested Ratan (27) from Green Life Pharma, 2/E, Avenue 1/1, Mirpur-1. He was handed over to the Mirpur Model Police Station at around 11.55 pm. On 7 November, he became sick on his way to the court. He was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for treatment. It is reported that he died in the hospital. His family claimed that he was tortured. RAB informed Odhikar that he was not tortured in any from. Fact-finding also revealed that Md. Ratan was the son of Md. Rejaul Karim from Garadaho village at Shahjadpur Thana at Sirajganj district and he lived in a rented house owned by Rajab Ali at Joyna Bari village at Savar.

Mirpur, Dhaka-Ratan died RAB-Fact Finding Report-2008 (full text in English, PDF)

Mirpur, Dhaka-Ratan died RAB-Fact Finding Report-2008 (full text in Bangla, PDF)

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