Bangladesh

Facts and Figures

Police-population ratio: 1:1073

Number of female police officers: 4804

Strength of police: 139,546

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BDR Mutiny - 152 to die for murders - Pintu, Torab, 159 others get life in jail, 277 acquitted

BDR Mutiny - 152 to die for murders - Pintu, Torab, 159 others get life in jail, 277 acquitted

On 06 Nov, 2013

A sessions court in Dhaka on Tuesday sentenced to death 152 former

ATTACKS ON HOUSES, TEMPLES IN PABNA - HC orders inquiry

ATTACKS ON HOUSES, TEMPLES IN PABNA - HC orders inquiry

On 04 Nov, 2013

The High Court on Sunday ordered an inquiry into attacks on houses

Unacceptable failure to protect minority communities

Unacceptable failure to protect minority communities

On 04 Nov, 2013

YET again, Hindu houses and temples came under communal attack. This time,

Country tense Ban on rally in Ctg; scores arrested

Country tense Ban on rally in Ctg; scores arrested

On 25 Oct, 2013

Tension runs high in the capital and elsewhere in the country over

JS passes bill to stop custodial deaths

JS passes bill to stop custodial deaths

On 25 Oct, 2013

About five years after he placed it in the assembly, the House

Law to Stop Extrajudicial Acts - Bill sees light at end of govt tenure

Law to Stop Extrajudicial Acts - Bill sees light at end of govt tenure

On 24 Oct, 2013

The Jatiya Sangsad will today pass a bill that will allow life-term

Extradition Treaty Dhaka, Delhi exchange ratification documents

Extradition Treaty Dhaka, Delhi exchange ratification documents

On 24 Oct, 2013

Bangladesh and India yesterday exchanged the instruments of ratification of the extradition

‘Muscular’ police law unlikely this term

‘Muscular’ police law unlikely this term

On 21 Oct, 2013

A home ministry committee, which was assigned in July to review the

DMP ban on meetings, rallies

DMP ban on meetings, rallies

On 21 Oct, 2013

Dhaka Metropolitan Police have banned all meetings, rallies, processions and 'human chains'

‘Torture squad’ claim rubbish: Quader

‘Torture squad’ claim rubbish: Quader

On 17 Oct, 2013

The government has no intention of forming ‘torture squads’ to persecute the

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