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ASK wants judicial probe over gunfights

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04th-Jun-2018       
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Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK), a rights organisation, on Sunday demanded judicial enquiry into all the so-called gunfights, including the killing of Teknaf Ward Councillor Akramul Haque.
It also demanded immediate end to the "gunfights" being conducted in the name of anti-narcotics drives, according to a press release issued by the rights organisation on Sunday.
"ASK is strongly urging the government to put an end to ongoing extrajudicial killings in order to safeguard the rule of law and practice of human rights," the press release said. 
Expressing a grave concern at the ongoing "gunfights" during anti-narcotics drives in the country, the ASK urged the government to ensure security of the family members of Akramul Haque.
Akramul Haque, a Ward Councillor of Teknaf Municipality and local Awami League leader was killed in a "gunfight", as RAB says, between the elite force and drug peddlers in Cox's Bazar on May 27.
At least 131 people whom the law enforcers claimed to be drug traders were killed during the drive in about  18 days. More than 13,000 people have been arrested and convicted by mobile courts during the same period.

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