Rapists should be placed in direct crossfire: Hanif
Published : Tuesday, 29 September, 2020 at 8:21 PM Count : 294
Awami League joint general secretary Mahbub ul Alam Hanif has said the rapists should be placed in crossfire directly instead of putting them on dock of the court for trial.
He was speaaking at a discussion organised at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) in the capital on Tuesday to celebrate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's birthday.
Hanif said the government has planned steps taking the crimes of the criminals into consideration.
Protesting the BNP leaders' remarks that Bangladesh has been witnessing pandemic of corruption and repression of women, he said it was BNP which patronised and sheltered the corrupt people when it was in power.
"The government's drives against corrupt people are going on," he said.
The Awami League leader said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina does what she pledges for people and the country.