Police are investigating several recent murders, including the killing of two foreigners, with ‘much importance’ but they need more time to solve the crimes, Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque has said.
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“One or two incidents do not mean the law and order has deteriorated,” he said at a programme in Chandpur on Thursday. “We are looking into them with all seriousness.”
After the shooting of Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella on Sept 28 in Dhaka, Japanese Kunio Hoshio was killed in Rangpur on Oct 3.
On Monday, assailants barged into the house of former PDB chairman Muhammad Khizir Khan and slaughtered him.
Police are yet to make headway in their investigation.
IGP Hoque said they had tasked ‘skilled officers’ with the investigations.