Renowned columnist and poet, Farhad Mazhar, has stated that Mahmudur Rahman, Editor of opposition newspaper, Amar Desh, has been subject to electric shocks in police custody.
Mazhar stated he visited Rahman in hospital with the latter’s mother and wife. In hospital they noticed blackened marks upon his arms and legs. Upon consulting with experienced doctors, it came to light that these marks are from electrocution.
Mazhar states that as part of the custodial torture inflicted on Mahmudur Rahman during his remand, he was electrocuted.
Source: Daily Natun Barta