Monday, March 1, 2010

Total number of death toll reached to 1655

By S. M. Anwar Hossain, Two more people were killed by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Keranigonj thana Dhaka. The event took place early in the Sunday morning dated on 28th of February 2010. The victims of this extra judicial killing are Pappu (27) and Abdus Sattar (26). Source:
The Daily Amar Desh. March 01, 2010.

The event took place in the Mirerbugh school compound at Keranigonj thana Dhaka. Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) 10, lead by Major Hayat Ali took the responsibility of the event. As usual press release were inserted by the Rapid Action Battalion and described that "they were criminal". According to RAB, they were criminals while mother of Pappu, Shahina Begum claims that her son Pappu is not a criminal. Pappu had a business center (Phone Fax Shop) in Pallobi, Mirpur. Pappu's mother was screaming on the dead body of her son while journalists reached there and said that RAB 10 members arrested Pappu 11 o'clock in the Saturday morning during on his way to his business center. Later on Sunday morning she came to know that her son was killed and the dead body found in the school compound.

After this incident in Keranigonj, total number of death toll raises to 1655. Out of which 1500 hundred killed during the time of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and Caretaker Govenment backed by the military. Before the election in December 2008, Bangladesh Awami League declared in its menifesto that they will stop the Extra Judicial killing that is taking place in the country by Rapid Action Battalion. But there is no sign! The Number reached to 155 during the Aawami Leage Government.

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