Syed is an ex army officer from Bangladesh. Once captain Munir was the Staff
Officer of Major General Manzur who was alleged to have staged a coup against Major
General Ziaur Rahman , the then President of Bangladesh. Both Zia and Manzur
were eventually killed and Munir had to suffer as well. Munir Syed now
lives in Canada.
In an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla Service, Munir expressed his deep shock at the brutality in the BDR premises in Dhaka in which some his batch mates were killed too . Being an insider once, Munir Syed emphasized on open trial and punishments to the perpetrators of this heinous crime. He said that one of the problems of the coups and killings in the past within the armed forces in Bangladesh was a camera trial, resulting in punishing many innocent persons.