Dhaka, Dec 10 – The High Court (HC) Tuesday directed the jail authorities to produce Awlad Hossain, a program officer of Gonoshasthaya Kendra, before it on January 15 next year, who is now detained in Sherpur district jail after moving…
Alleged extrajudicial killings in the guise of a ‘war on drugs’
The Bangladeshi authorities have allegedly killed 466 people in 2018 under the guise of an anti-drug campaign in what appears to be a wave of extrajudicial executions, Amnesty International says.
3 alleged Neo JMB men held in Dhaka City
The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested three suspected members of banned militant group ‘Neo JMB’ from Gabtoli area on Wednesday night.
Four alleged forest robbers killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight
Four suspected forest robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in the Sundarbans under Koyra upazila early Tuesday.
Alleged Rohingya robber chief dead in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’
Cox’s Bazar, Sept 1 – The leader of an allegedly notorious robber gang was killed in an alleged gunfight with police at Jadimora No 27 camp in Teknaf on Sunday morning.
‘Drug peddler’ killed, alleged Sharbahara leader found dead
Barishal, Aug 8 – A suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Harinafulia in the city on early Thursday, reports UNB.
Alleged drug trader killed in Jashore ‘armed-battle’
Benapole, July 27 – An alleged drug trader was killed in an ‘armed-battle’ with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Agrovulot border area here early Saturday.
HC asks for inquiry into alleged inaction of Feni Magistrate
Dhaka, July 15 – The High Court on Monday directed the government to conduct an enquiry against Feni Additional District Magistrate PKM Enamul Karim, also the president of the governing body of Sonagazi Islamia Fazil Madrasa, in connection with the…
Alleged wrong treatment kills pregnant nurse at RMC Hospital
Rajshahi, June 16 (UNB)- A nurse died while giving birth to a baby, due to alleged wrong treatment administered by doctors at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Mrs. Dilara Khatun, 30, a nurse…
Alleged dangerous killer rapist caught, says Rab
Narsingdi, June 12 – Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims to have cracked the rape and murder case of Sabina Akhter in Shibur upazila, saying they arrested the ‘killer’ who did sexual intercourse with the victim after killing her. At a…
3 alleged human trafficking syndicate members held
Dhaka, May 17 – The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three members a human trafficking syndicate masquerading as “travel agents” from different places in Dhaka. The law enforcers have launched a country-wide crackdown on human traffickers after dozens of Bangladeshis…
Furious Michael Jackson fan groups sue his alleged abuse victims
Three Michael Jackson fan groups are suing his alleged victims in France for “sullying his memory” by taking part in the Leaving Neverland documentary, the fans’ lawyer told AFP on Sunday. The Michael Jackson Community – which claims to be…
US grand jury indicts actor for alleged hate attack hoax
A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime. Police say Smollett — who gained fame on Fox musical…
Alleged thief lynched in Noakhali
Noakhali, Feb 9 – A suspected thief was killed in a lynch mob-attack at Char Uria village in Sadar Upazila early Saturday. The identity of the deceased could not be known yet. Anwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said…
Incompetence and inability to run WTO secretariat alleged
DG did not read the report issued by WTO-IMF-WB at Bali Geneva, 17 Oct (D. Ravi Kanth) – The WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said on Tuesday that he has not had the opportunity to read the report on “Reinvigorating Trade…
52 Bhashani Varsity teachers resign: BCL humiliation alleged
Tangail, Oct 9 – A total of 52 teachers of Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU) on Monday submitted resignations as their fellow teachers were allegedly humiliated by Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders.