EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLING: AN OVERVIEW OF BANGLADESHJournal: BEST : International Journal of Humanities , Arts, Medicine and Sciences ( BEST : IJHAMS ) (Vol.3, No. 12)
Publication Date: 2015-12-31
Authors : MOONMOON BINTA AZIZ;
Page : 131-142
Keywords : Extra Judicial Killing; Human Rights; Legal Boundary; Justice System;
In general, extrajudicial killing is the killing by law enforcement authorities without the sanction of any judicial proceeding or legal process. Though a person is being suspected as a criminal, he has the legal and constitutional right to have justice. In this paper it is tried to analyze five years (2005-2009) data from some newspapers articles of Bangladesh on extrajudicial killing, find the legal barriers as well as legal shields used by law enforcement agencies to justify the killings. It is also tried to explain extrajudicial killing by several aspects like denying due process, crime control and access to the justice on the basis of secondary data sources.
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