Raihan’s body bore 111 injury marks: Forensic report

18 Oct 2020 17:11, Somoy English Desk
Raihan’s body bore 111 injury marks: Forensic report
Raihan’s body bore 111 injury marks: Forensic report

There were 111 injury marks on the body of Raihan Ahmed who was reportedly tortured to death in a police outpost in Sylhet.

Of them, 97 were bluish swollen marks and the rest 14 wounds, according to the forensic report, said Head of the Forensic department of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital (SOMCH) Assistant Professor Dr Shamsul Islam on Saturday evening.

He said Raihan was beaten by sticks and he died from excessive bleeding after his tendons went off due to beating.

Dr Shamsul said the forensic report was handed over to the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI), the investigation agency of the incident.

Earlier on Thursday, he said Raihan died due to excessive bleeding after being hit by blunt weapons.

He had said there were marks of blunt weapons all over the body. Besides, two nails were uprooted.

Meanwhile, the second autopsy of Raihan was done at the DOMCH on Thursday following a court order.

The body was exhumed in the morning at the presence of district administration executive magistrates Sajib Ahmed and Mejbah Uddin.

Raihan, son of late Rafiqul Islam of Akhalia in Sylhet city, was tortured to death by police in Bandarbazar Police Outpost in Sylhet on October 11.
Four policemen, including in-charge of Bandarbazar police outpost sub-inspector Akbar Hossain Bhuiyan, were suspended and three others withdrawn over the incident.


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