Bangladeshi police officials where a Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio was shot to death by attackers in Rangpur in 2015. Ratish Chandra Bhowmik lead the state’s prosecution against five JMB extremists sentenced to death for Kunio’s murder. File photo: AFP Bangladeshi police officials where a Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio was shot to death by attackers in Rangpur in 2015. Ratish Chandra Bhowmik lead the state’s prosecution against five JMB extremists sentenced to death for Kunio’s murder. File photo: AFP
Bangladeshi police officials where a Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio was shot to death by attackers in Rangpur in 2015. Ratish Chandra Bhowmik lead the state’s prosecution against five JMB extremists sentenced to death for Kunio’s murder. File photo: AFP

Prominent Bangladesh lawyer vanishes after militants sentenced to death at trials

Ratish Chandra Bhowmik, a Hindu and leading cultural activist, had refused offers of an armed escort during high-profile trials

Topic |   Bangladesh
Bangladeshi police officials where a Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio was shot to death by attackers in Rangpur in 2015. Ratish Chandra Bhowmik lead the state’s prosecution against five JMB extremists sentenced to death for Kunio’s murder. File photo: AFP Bangladeshi police officials where a Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio was shot to death by attackers in Rangpur in 2015. Ratish Chandra Bhowmik lead the state’s prosecution against five JMB extremists sentenced to death for Kunio’s murder. File photo: AFP
Bangladeshi police officials where a Japanese citizen Hoshi Kunio was shot to death by attackers in Rangpur in 2015. Ratish Chandra Bhowmik lead the state’s prosecution against five JMB extremists sentenced to death for Kunio’s murder. File photo: AFP
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