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Extrajudicial killing is not the solution

The number of alleged drug dealers killed in "gunfights" in the ongoing anti-narcotics drive across the country has crossed 100. This can only be a temporary solution, not a permanent one. While a small segment of our society may support this drive, most people do not.
When extrajudicial killings continue for a long time and becomes the norm, those involved are likely to resort to it for personal and political gains later on. That is something that no country can afford.

Harun Md Shahed Bin Naim
Kushtia

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