Ayesha Begum, the widow of Akramul Haque, who according to police was killed in a shoot-out with authorities. Photo: AFP

Bangladesh defends drug war as chilling phone recordings fuel claims of cold-blooded killings

Widow says phone conversations she recorded with husband night he died contradict the official narrative – that he was armed and shot at police, who returned fire in self-defence

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Ayesha Begum, the widow of Akramul Haque, who according to police was killed in a shoot-out with authorities. Photo: AFP
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