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Hoshi Kunio murder case verdict today

Rangpur Correspondent A Rangpur court is set to deliver its verdict in a case filed against eight members of banned militant outfit JMB in connection with killing Japanese national Hoshi Kunio. Rangpur Special Court Judge Noresh Chandra Sarker will hand down the verdict on Tuesday. Hoshi Kunio was shot dead by three unidentified assailants at Aluwari village in Kaunia upazila ... Read More »

HC issues rule over Constitutional provisions on judges’ appointments

The High Court has issued a rule asking why some of the Constitutional provisions over appointment, promotions and transfers of judges will not be declared illegal, reports  On Sunday, the bench of justices Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque and Mohammad Ullah issued a rule after a hearing of a petition challenging the provisions. Four, including the Cabinet secretary, law secretary and ... Read More »

Chargesheet of writer-blogger Avijit delayed

Two years on, police are still to submit the chargesheet in the murder of writer-blogger Avijit Roy, reports  Investigators say they were waiting to arrest the five, who were involved in the assassination of the Bangladeshi American writer, who founded the blog ‘Muktomona’ (free thinkers). Roy and his wife Rafida Ahmed Bonya were attacked on the night of Feb ... Read More »

MP Liton killing: Kader Khan gives confessional statement

Crime Desk Gaibandha: Former Jatiya Party MP Dr Abdul Kader Khan, who was arrested for his suspected involvement in the killing of Gaibandha-1 MP Manjurul Islam Liton, gave a confessional statement before a court on Saturday evening. Gaibandha Judicial Magistrate M Joynul Abedin recorded the statement under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). In his statement, Kader ... Read More »

Arms recovered from Quader Khan’s home

Gaibandha Correspondent             Police recovered a pistol and ammunition from the village home of arrested former Gaibandha MP Abdul Quader Khan early Thursday. The weapon is suspected to have been used in the murder of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) parliamentarian Manjurul Islam Liton. Sundarganj police officer in-charge Atiar Rahman confirmed this on Thursday morning. Police ... Read More »

JaPa ex-MP’s 3 aides ‘confess’ to AL MP Liton killing

Gaibandha Correspondent            Former Jatiya Party MP Abdul Quader Khan’s car driver and two of his house caretakers on Tuesday reportedly confessed to the killing of Gaibandha-1 AL MP Manjurul Islam Liton before a Gaibandha court. Senior judicial magistrate Joynal Abedin recorded the statements of Mehedi, Shahin Mia and Abdul Hannan. Abdul Hannan is the driver ... Read More »

Paper book of Biswajit murder case ready

Court Reporter The authorities concerned of the High Court have prepared the paper book of sensational Biswajit Das murder case. The paper book has been prepared on priority basis under instruction from the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha so that the case is settled quickly, Sabbir Faiz, additional registrar (admin) of the HC told the Daily Star. A paper book ... Read More »

HC bans 34 pharmaceutical companies from producing medicines

Court Reporter Twenty pharmaceutical companies have been banned from producing all medicines and 14 others from producing antibiotics by the High Court.  The order on Monday by Justices Syed Mohammed Dastagir and Ataur Rahman Khan came after hearing of a rule issued earlier on a petition filed by the Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh (HRPB) to stop production and marketing ... Read More »

Khaleda graft cases hearing deferred till 26 Feb

A special court on Thursday deferred the hearing on Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage corruption cases against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia until 26 February, reports news agency UNB.  Judge Abu Ahmed Jomadar of the Special Judge Court-3 passed the order at Bakshibazar’s makeshift court in response to a time petition filed by Khaleda’s lawyer Sanaullah Mia. Earlier on 9 ... Read More »

Life imprisonment is ‘sentence until death’: SC

Court Reporter The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of two convicts to imprisonment until death with an observation that ‘life imprisonment means sentence until death’. A four-member bench of the Appellate Division, led by Chief Justice SK Sinha, passed the order after rejecting the petitions of the convicts. Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said, aAccording to the Appellate ... Read More »