Mizan tells police to act under legal framework when fighting violence

New Age Online
National Human Rights Commission chairman, Mizanur Rahman- New Age file photo

National Human Rights Commission chairman, Mizanur Rahman- New Age file photo

The National Human Rights Commission chairman, Mizanur Rahman, on Saturday warned the law enforcers to do their work within the legal framework while ensuring security and fight violence during blockade and general strike.
Mizanur Rahman came up with the caution after a peace rally organised by Human Rights Commission at the National Museum that ended at National Saheed Minar this morning.
Referring to the prime minister and president’s earlier statements to security forces to take any actions necessary to maintain order, he said, ‘Law enforcers should legally and lawfully fight against any violence.’
He also urged the politicians not to insecure the lives of Secondary School Certificate examinees.
He begged to the leaders to upheld democratic values by showing respects to others’ opinion.
The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Wednesday asked the police force to take any action to be deemed necessary to keep the country’s law and order situation under control and ensure public safety.
While the president, Abdul Hamid, on the next day urged the law enforcement agencies to take stern legal actions against those killing people by hurling petrol bombs and torching vehicles as they are the enemies of democracy.

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