Khandaker, left, was an army captain who had previously worked as a trainer in the Bangladesh military [Al Jazeera]
An employee of a United Kingdom-based Bangladeshi businessman, whose whereabouts remained unknown for eight months after he was picked up by law enforcement personnel back in January, died under questionable circumstances in custody last month.
Johirul Haque Khandaker, an army captain who had previously worked as a trainer in the Bangladesh army, died in the prison annexe of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in the capital, Dhaka, on October 11.
His death certificate stated that he died from a “cardio-pulmonary failure” due to “cirrhosis of the liver”. An inquest report, written by a police officer, stated that there were “various black marks on