[Pictures] Jamaat leader Masud tortured in custody, presented at court carried by two policemen

Dr Shafiqul Islam Masud arrives at Dhaka's CMM court carried by two policemen

Dr Shafiqul Islam Masud, a Jamaat leader, has been tortured during remand by police following arrest. Violent abuse in custody¬†has rendered him very ill. Nonetheless he was presented at Dhaka’s CMM court today, carried in with the help of two policemen. Police have requested further five days remand for Dr Masud and nine others.

Dr Shafiqul Islam Masud previously served as head of Shibir, the largest student political organisation in Bangladesh. He is married with two young children.

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