Man allegedly tortured to death in the custody of Kahalu Police Station in Bogra

On June 4, 2009, the Kahalu Police Station arrested Md. Mozam Ali Pramanik (39), the son of late Md. Solaiman and Roima, from the village of Bandai Khara under Kahalu upazila in Bogra district. After he was produced before the court, he was sent to jail pending trial. On June 15, 2009, when the police sought a 7-day remand for questioning Mozam, the learned Senior Judicial Magistrate for the zone `Bogra C’ issued a 3-day remand. According to the police, Mozam was taken to the police station on June 16, 2009, where he committed suicide by  hanging with his shirt inside the toilet of the lock-up. On the other hand, the family members of  the deceased alleged that the police officers killed him with electric shocks and then hanged the  body to fabricate a story of suicide by hanging.

fact-finding-torture-Md Mozam Ali Pramanik-2009-eng (full text in English, PDF)

fact-finding-torture-Md Mozam Ali Pramanik-2009-ben (full text in Bangla, PDF)

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