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204 ‘extrajudicial killings’ in six months: ASK

Published : Tuesday, 2 July, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 118

At least 204 people have become the victim to "extrajudicial killings" by law enforcement agencies across the country in the last six months, Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) said on Monday.
"Of the victims, 59 were killed in crossfire with RAB, 92 were killed in crossfire with police while 12 with DB, one with joint forces, one with Coast Guard, 28 with BGB," according to a report of the ASK. The findings were prepared based on the reports of top national newspapers in last six months from January.
"Two of them were killed due to police torture while two in police firing, three in BGB firing, and one committed suicide in police custody.

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