Saturday, February 28, 2009

Aftermath

An information hotline has been opened for family members to call and check to see if their loved ones has been found. The government will pay 5 lakhs to each officers' family as compensation. The opposition has come out to say the general amnesty granted was a "tactical mistake". Senior officials are now promising a speedy trial, and that the amnesty does not extend to those "directly involved" in the killings who will be will facing "exemplary punishment".

BDR Mutiny - Aftermath

One of the many family members demanding information after 3 days of waiting.

BDR Mutiny - Aftermath

A box used to hold grenades, now in possession of the police. Grenades and live ammunition were reported scattered within the compound, a reason used to justify the heavy army presence inside.

BDR Mutiny - Aftermath

Exit end of a sewage pipe which leads from the BDR HQ compound. Bodies were found here from the first day, having flowed down to the river after being disposed off within the compound itself.

BDR Mutiny - Aftermath

All manhole covers over the sewage pipe were removed to check for more bodies stuck inside.

BDR Mutiny - Aftermath

The usual crowd.

BDR Mutiny - Aftermath

BDR soldiers being held inside the hospital in their compound. They must be craving cigarettes.

BDR Mutiny - Aftermath

At the back of the soldiers' living quarters, there were pieces of BDR uniform littered about. Reports have already come in about the RAB picking up scores of BDR soldiers trying to make their way out of Dhaka dressed in civilian clothes.

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