State’s speedy action, apology demanded over Kalpana Chakma case
“The state has failed to trace a citizen missing for the last 23 years,” Bangladesh Adivasi Forum Secretary Sanjeeb Drong said. Sanjeeb also demanded that the state apologize for failing to trace Kalpana Chakma even after 23 years of her abduction. Kalpana, too, raised her voice against Lt Ferdous.”Kalapa’s protests were what led to her abduction, which triggered protests across the country, Khushi opined. Kalpana, then 23, was kidnapped on June 12, 1996, from her village home in New Lalyaghona of Baghaichari, Rangamati. The prime accused in the case are Lieutenant Ferdous (Ferdous Kaysar Khan), Village Defense Party (VDP) member Nurul Huq and police Constable Saleh Ahmed.