Nature of Crime Victims in Bangladesh

  • Nelufer Yesmen Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University
Keywords: Crime victim, Criminal Justice, Legal appreciation, Victim Rights, Compensation


The study focused on realizing the condition of crime victim and it is a tearing problem in Bangladesh. Police are the principal delegates of the criminal justice system local jurisdictions across the country face significant challenges in criminal justice. The particular sorts of crime and criminal justice problems that local governments face change extensively the nation over. To observe the nature of crime victimization in Bangladesh and try to find out the factors and their legal appreciations is the objectives of this study. In addition, secondary method and data is used for fulfillment of the study. There are some factors increase the visibility of victims i.e. role of media, the higher public profile etc. The victim is weak in relation to the offender – the ‘ideal victim’ is likely to be a female, sick, very old or very young and victim is blameless for what happened. Victims suffer from trauma resulted from the crime. Legal appreciation of victims’ right is, the Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, Section 545 (1 & 2) and section 546 recognized the right of compensation, but the opportunity was hardly available.


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Author Biography

Nelufer Yesmen, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University

Lecturer, Department of Criminology and Police Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail-1902, BANGLADESH


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How to Cite
Yesmen, N. (2018) “Nature of Crime Victims in Bangladesh”, Asian Journal of Humanity, Art and Literature, 5(2), pp. 67-72. Available at: (Accessed: 22July2019).