Customs authorities on Tuesday claimed to have seized 42 tonnes of poppy seeds worth Tk 15 crore at Chattogram port.
Rape on moving bus in Savar: 5 put on remand
A Dhaka court on Saturday placed five men on a three-day remand in a case filed over rape of a 26-year-old woman on a minibus at Bishmile Nabinagar in Savar .
HC rejects writ for cancellation of MBBS entry test results
The High Court on Thursday rejected a writ petition seeking cancellation of results of the MBBS admission test for 2020-2021 academic year and formulation of a new merit list.
Order on journalist Rozina Islam’s bail Sunday
A Dhaka court on Thursday fixed Sunday for passing an order on the bail petition of Prothom Alo senior reporter Rozina Islam in a case filed under the Official Secrets Act.
Mitu murder case: No confession from Babul after remand
Chattogram’s former police superintendent Babul Akter didn’t give any confessional statement at court on Monday after spending 5 days in police remand as accused in his wife, Mitu’s murder case.
Mitu murder case: Former Chattogram SP Babul detained
The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has detained Chattogram’s former police superintendent Babul Akter in connection with the murder of his wife in 2016, UNB has learnt.
Legal notice to government seeks cancellation of MBBS result
A legal notice has been sent to the government seeking cancellation of the ‘faulty results’ of the MBBS admission test in the 2020-2021 academic year and formulation of a new merit list.
Cabinet clears draft law for private medical, dental colleges
The cabinet on Monday gave the final approval to the draft of Private Medical College and Dental College Act, 2021 to ensure discipline in private medical and dental colleges by bringing those under a law from two separate guidelines.
Munia’s sister files GD seeking security
The sister of Mosarat Jahan Munia, who is suspected to have committed suicide following instigation by Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir, has filed a general diary (GD), citing death threats over phone.
B’baria violence: 5 more Hefazat men arrested
Five more people have been arrested in the past 24 hours in connection with last month’s mayhem by Hefazat-e-Islam supporters in Brahmanbaria, police said on Friday.
Munia’s grieving family seeks justice
Cumilla, Apr 28 : The grieving family of Musharrat Jahan Munia, whose hanging body was recovered from her rented flat in Dhaka, have demanded exemplary punishment of those responsible for her death.
Brahmanbaria mayhem: Hefazat leader among 10 arrested
Brahmanbaria, Apr 26: Police in a drive arrested ten people including a local leader of Hefazat e-Islam from different parts of the district in the past 24 hours till Monday morning. The arrests were made in connection with the last…
Mamunul placed on 7-day fresh remand
Dhaka, Apr 26 : A Dhaka court on Monday placed Mamunul Haque, former Joint Secretary General of Hefezat-e-Islam, on a seven-day remand in two separate cases filed with Paltan and Motijheel Police stations.
167 juveniles secure bail from virtual courts amid lockdown
Dhaka, Apr 23 : A total of 167 incarcerated children have been granted bail by juvenile courts across the country in the last eight working days through virtual hearings amid the countrywide strict lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
‘Shishu Bokta’ Rafiqul put on 7-day remand
Dhaka, Apr 22 : A Dhaka court on Thursday placed Rafiqul Islam Madani, popularly known as Shishu Bokta, on a 7-day remand in a case filed under the Digital Security Act for delivering ‘anti-state and provocative’ speeches.
SC extends all HC bail orders for next 2 weeks
Dhaka, Apr 18: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday extended tenure of bails and other interim orders passed by the High Court (HC) for the next two weeks due the surge of Covid-19 cases across the country.
Hefazat leader Azizul Haque Islamabadi held in Chattogram
Chattogram, Apr 12 : Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Monday arrested Azizul Haque Islamabadi, organizing secretry of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh, from Hathazari of Chattogram.
‘Shishu Bokta’ Rafiqul sued under DSA; lands in jail
A Gazipur court on Thursday sent Rafiqul Islam Madani, popularly known as Shishu Bokata, to jail after he was sued under the Digital Security Act for delivering ‘anti-state and provocative’ speeches.
8 held, 4k booked over Faridpur violence
Eight men have been arrested and some 3,000-4,000 people booked in connection with the violent clashes between police and locals in Saltha Upazila of Faridpur district on the first day of lockdown, officials said Wednesday.
Chandpur: Restaurant, party host fined for violating Covid norms
A mobile court in Chandpur has imposed fines of Tk one lakh on a restaurant and the organiser of a post-wedding party at the venue for violating Covid prevention protocols.
Man to die for killing JaPa leader in Khulna
Khulna, Mar 29 : A tribunal on Monday convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing Jatiya Party leader Sheikh Abul Kashem in 1995.
Plot to kill Hasina : 14 people sentenced to death
Dhaka, Mar 23 : A tribunal in Dhaka on Tuesday sentenced 14 people to death in a sedition case filed over murder attempt on the then Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Kotalipara in Gopalganj in 2000.
Attack on Hindu houses: Prime accused put on 5-day remand
Sunamganj, Mar 23: A Sunamganj court on Tuesday placed Shahidul Islam Swadhin, the prime accused in a case over the attack on Hindu houses in Shalla upazila, on a 5-day remand.
Police bar students from marching towards Law Ministry
Dhaka, Mar 16 (UNB) – Police on Tuesday obstructed leaders and activists of some left-leaning organizations near the secretariat while they were marching towards the Law Ministry to stage protests over writer Mustaq’s death in custody and abolition of the…
Graft cases: Khaleda’s sentences suspended for another 6 months
Dhaka, Mar 15 : BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s conditional release from jail in two corruption cases has been extended by another six months. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given approval to it, said senior secretary to the Security Services Division…
Child marriage: Man jailed for 15 days in Chapainawabganj
News Desk A man has been jailed for 15 days in Chapainawabganj for marrying off his underage daughter. Nachol Upazila Nirbahi Officer and Upazila Executive Magistrate Sabiha Sultana-led mobile court handed down the punishment for child marriage. Police took Mohbul…
Narcotics case: Man gets life term in Magura
Magura, Mar 9: A Magura court on Monday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment in a case filed under the Anti-Narcotics Act in 2009.
8 get life term jail for murder
A Dhaka court on Thursdays sentenced eight people to life term imprisonment for killing a man in 2008.
Judge of Dhaka Special Judge Court-5 Iqbal Hossain handed down the verdict.
DSA case: HC grants bail to cartoonist Kishore
The High Court on Wednesday granted a six-month bail to cartoonist Kabir Kishore in a case filed under the Digital Security Act (DSA) for ‘anti-government posts’ on Facebook.
4 sentenced to death for killing woman after rape in Chattogram
A Chattogram court on Wednesday sentenced four people to death in a case filed for killing a woman after rape in 2016.