Published by: Dev Kashyap
Wednesday, 27 October 2021 Updated to 04:00 AM IST
Under the new law, there will be a provision to protect witnesses and any misconduct with witnesses will be considered a crime.
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Lawyers and human rights activists in Bangladesh have said that in many cases of attacks on the minority community, the investigation has not been completed due to lack of witnesses and in most cases no decision has been taken.
The Justice Minister said that steps have already been taken to enact such a law, but similar cases are being prosecuted in the wake of violence against Hindus in various parts of Bangladesh following the discovery of the Quran at Durga Pandal in Kamila on October 13. . Re-emerged.
Under the new law, there will be a provision to protect witnesses and any misconduct with witnesses will be considered a crime. The law also contains a provision to protect the privacy of witnesses. Meanwhile, religious tensions in the country continue even after the action of legal entities.