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Audio exposes moments of controversial anti-drug operations in Ekram’s Death

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MNA National Desk: Teknaf Municipality Councillor Ekramul Haque was shot and killed on May 26 as the government expanded its controversial anti-drug crackdown. His family claims security forces killed Ekram in cold blood. Five days later, his family distributed four audio clips that recorded terrifying conversations between Ekram and his daughter and wife before he died in a hail of bullets. The audio recorded on a mobile phone also captured sounds of gunfire and groans of the dying man. The death of Ekram illustrates how suspects are killed in overnight raids which security forces later routinely portray as gun battles. ...

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39 to be hanged in Ekram murder verdict

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MNA National Desk: A Feni court on Tuesday sentenced 39 people including Awami league leader Jahangir Adel was provided with death sentence in Fulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque Ekram murder case. District and sessions Judge Aminul Haque also acquitted 16 accused in the case including district Tanti Dal president Mahtab Udin Chowdhury Minar. Armed assailants shot at Ekram, also local Awami League leader, and set ablaze his car in broad daylight on Academy Road in Feni town on May 20, 2014. Ekram’s brother Rezaul Hoque Jasim filed the murder case with Feni Sadar Police Station on that day, accusing Mahtab ...

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