IGP: Police probe ensured death penalty of 62 militants

IGP: Police probe ensured death penalty of 62 militants

Bangladesh Police have proved their ability in combating militancy as the investigation by the department ensured death penalty of 62 top militants, Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque said.

“Of the 62 militants, six have already been executied and 56 others are awaiting penalty as their trial procedure is underway in different courts including High Court and Appellate Division,” said the police chief.

IGP was addressing the inauguration of CCTV security in Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Lalbagh division at the central auditorium of Jagannath University (JNU) on Tuesday. JnU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Mizanur Rahman presided over the ceremony while DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Miah was the special guest.

IGP also said that they had been able to show their success unearthing many clueless cases, like the double murder of Xulhaz Mannan and Tonoy that took place at Kalabagan area in the capital recently.

“Around the killing spot, there was no close circuit television camera (CCTV) installed, however, we have successfully detected the perpetrators. And now drives are underway to arrest the criminals,” the IGP said.

Source: Prothom Alo

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