Death of motor mechanic Rabiul Islam Khokon, due to torture inflicted while in custody at Chatkhil Police Station under Noakhali District

Rabiul Islam Khokon (23), a Mechanic in Majjatpara village in Chatkhila, Noakhali, was taken into remand on the 12th
of May, 2010 at 1.00 am in the morning. His parents Md. Shahjahan and Rawshan Akhter accused Sub-Inspector Abdul Mannan of having tortured their son in remand. Khokon was brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on the morning of the 13thof May where he died while under medical care. The family accused Sub-Inspector Abdul Mannan of torturing Khokon in police custody at the station and thereby bringing about his death.

The accused, Sub-Inspector Abdul Mannan was at the Noakhali district jail at the time of preparing this report.

Odhikar demands independent investigation in this matter, punishment for the perpetrators and reparation for the victim’s family.

fact-finding-torture-Rabiul Islam Khokon-2010-eng (full text in English, PDF)

fact-finding-torture-Rabiul Islam Khokon-2010-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)

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