Major General Shakil Ahmed

  • Conspiracy behind mutiny, says Dhaka February 28, 2009

    New Delhi: The morning after the mutiny ended on Thursday, family members and relatives gathered at the gates of the Bangladesh rifles headquarters in Dhaka seeking news of their loved ones The mother of Major General Shakeel Ahmed - among the first to be killed in the mutiny - along with...
  • Bangladesh Rifles chief feared dead | More bodies February 27, 2009

    Dhaka: The decomposing bodies of seven army officers were found in the headquarters of a Bangladesh paramilitary unit on Friday, taking the known death toll from a mutiny over pay and command structures to 18, officials said. But scores of officers of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) remain missing, including its chief,...
  • India-friendly Bangladesh Rifles chief feared dead February 27, 2009

    Dhaka: Major General Shakil Ahmed, director general of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), died in a hail of bullets within 10 minutes of the mutiny by the troopers that ended after two days of killing and chaos. The general's killing was confirmed late Thursday evening by Lt Col Syed Kamruzzaman, who survived the...