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IGP seeks Interpol help in repatriating Bangabandhu killers

DHAKA, Mar 14, 2017 (BSS) - Police's Inspector General AKM Shahidul Hoque yesterday sought Interpol help in repatriating Bangbandhu's convicted killers who were staying abroad to evade justice.

"The convicted killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman have been hiding in different countries," a police statement quoted him as telling Interpol Secretary General Dr J�rgen Stock at a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of an international police chief conference in the capital.

The convicted fugitive killers who are still on the run are sacked lieutenant colonels Abdur Rashid Noor Chowdhury, AM Rashed Chowdhury, Shariful Haque Dalim, sacked captain Abdul Majed and sacked risalader Moslehuddin Khan.

According to the statement Hoque also urged the Interpol chief for extend hands to bring back the fugitive accused of the August 21, 2004 grenade attacks on an Awami League rally when 24 people were killed and 500 others wounded.

It said the police chief simultaneously urged Interpol to create more scopes for Bangladeshi police officers to take part in higher training courses particularly for countering terrorism and set up its regional office in Dhaka.

The IGP also held talks with Malaysian police chief Khalid Bin Abu Bakar, Chief of Police General Staff of Myanmar Brigadier General Myo Swe Win, Senior Deputy Minister for Security of Afghanistan Abdul Rahman Rahman, Vice President of Chinese NCB Yu Chengtao, Chief of Police Superintendent General of Korean Kim Kui Chan, Inspector General of Police of Sri Lanka Pujith Senadhi Bandara and Manager of Facebook Trust and Safety Vikram Lengeh.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)