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10 fake DB men arrested in Dhaka

Crime Desk Police last night arrested ten fake members of Detective Branch (DB) of police from Sabujbagh area of Dhaka. A team of DB conducted the drive and also recovered four vehicles, pistols, pipe guns, DB jackets, wireless sets, handcuffs and knives from their possession, said Muhammad Yousuf Ali, additional deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police. Details of the ... Read More »

Hindu faction damages idol in Jessore

Jessore  Correspondent An idol was damaged allegedly by a faction of temple committee at Haritala Temple under Chaugachha upazila in Jessore early Friday. Police and upazila suspect that the incident was taken place following feud over taking control of the temple. The police arrested former president of the temple committee Jharu Halder and Meghnadh Halder in connection with the incident. ... Read More »

BSF kills Bangladeshi at Kurigram frontier

Kurigram Correspondent Indian Border Security Force gunned down a Bangladeshi national and injured another along Kurigram border early today, official sources said. The deceased were identified as Tulumia, 65, son of Asmat Ali from Roumari upazila, our local correspondent reports. The injured was Saiful Hossain, 45, from the same upazila. Lt Col Atiqur Rahman, Commander, 35th battalion of Border Guard ... Read More »

Court summons investigator of journo couple Sagar-Runi murder

A Dhaka court has summoned the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) officer investigating the 2012 murder of journalist couple Sagar Sarwar and Meherun Runi, reports  The officer has failed to submit the probe report even after the extension of the deadline 46 times. On Wednesday, the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Majharul Hakim pulled up Assistant Superintendent Mahiuddin Ahmed and ... Read More »

Bullet-hit body recovered in Teknaf

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a man from Hnila union of Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday.  Identity of the deceased was not known immediately. The man might have been killed in a gunfight with opponent group over yaba business, said Teknaf model police officer-in-charge Abdul Majid. Police also recovered a gun and 2,000 pieces ... Read More »

Myanmar Govt denied atrocities by its military against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar’s government remains “in denial” about alleged atrocities by its military against minority Rohingya Muslims, officials present at a meeting in Bangladesh said, despite leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s pledge to investigate the findings of a devastating UN report.  The closed-door meeting of diplomats, government officials and international agencies in Dhaka follows a report last week from the United Nations ... Read More »

IU student found dead

IU Correspondent A student of the Islamic University (IU), Kushtia, was found dead in a mess on the PTI Road in Kushtia on Monday, reports news agency UNB.  The student was identified as Atikur Rahman Atik, 25, a masters’ student of Public Administration Department of the university and son of Delwar Hossain in Bhurungamari of Kurigram district. Officer-in-charge of Kushtia ... Read More »

Rohingya women raped by Myanmar forces: HRW

Myanmar government forces committed rape and other sexual violence against ethnic Rohingya women and girls as young as 13 years old during security operations in northern Rakhine State in late 2016, Human Rights Watch has said, reports  The Myanmar government should urgently endorse an independent, international investigation into alleged abuses in northern Rakhine State, including into possible systematic rape against ... Read More »

TK 5 lakh snatched in broad day light in city

Crime Desk Unidentified criminals have allegedly snatched Tk 5 lakh after shooting a woman and her daughter in broad day light in the capital’s Uttara area on Sunday. The injured victims are undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital in the capital. Confirming the matter to, Sub Inspector (SI) of Uttara Paschim Police Station Mohammad Ali said, “I am in the ... Read More »

Death awarded 7-murder accused arrested in Magura

Magura Correspondent Death-row convict sacked army sergeant Enamul Kabir, the fugitive accused in sensational Narayanganj-seven murder case, has been arrested in Magura. Police, acting on a tip off, arrested him from Bhayna intersection bus stand area of the town on Sunday noon. Magura Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Tariqul Islam confirmed the news. He said, “Enamul was on run since ... Read More »