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Police use robot in Fatullah drive recover explosives

Narayanganj, Sept 23 (UNB) – Monirul Islam, the chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), has said explosives recovered from the ‘militant den’ in Tokkar Maath area of Fatullah resembled those were sued during recent attacks in the capital. Read More »

Forced marriage to rapist: Pabna OC withdrawn, SI suspended

The officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station was withdrawn and a sub-inspector was suspended for allegedly forcing a gang-rape victim to marry one of her rapists at the police station. Sheikh Rafiqul Islam, superintendent of Pabna police, said the punitive action was taken against OC Obaidul Haq and SI Ekramul Haq. According to reports, the victim, a housewife, had an ... Read More »

Man accused of being top terror killed in Narsingdi gunfight

Narsingdi, Aug 31 (UNB)- A listed ‘top terror’ was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives at Katapara of Madhabdi municipality area here early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Mithun, 30, son of Jakir Hossain of the area. Tipped off that the top terror Mithun and his associates would gather in the area, a team of DB police raided ... Read More »

Suspected drug trader killed in Chuadanga ‘gunfight’

Dhaka, Aug 30 (UNB) – Two ‘criminals’ were killed in separate ‘gunfights’ with members of law enforcement agencies in Chuadanga and Chattogram early Friday. In Chuadanga, a suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with police at JoyrampurKathaltala in Damurhudaupazila early Friday. The deceased was identified as RokonuzzamanRokon, 35, son of Abu BakkarSiddique of the upazila. He was ... Read More »

Suspected drug trader killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’

Gazipur, Aug 2 (UNB) – A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Pubail in the city early Friday. The deceased were identified as Nazrul Islam Naju, son of Mostafa of Tongi area. Tipped off that 6-7 drug traders were gathering in the area, a team of Rab-1 conducted a drive around ... Read More »

Dhaka police arrests 5 more over woman lynching on romour

Dhaka, July 25 (UNB) – Police arrested five more people from different parts of the capital on Wednesday night in connection with the lynching of a woman in Badda. The arrestees were identified as Sohel Rana, 30, Raju, 23, Murad, 22, Billal, 28 and Aksadul, 22. Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Badda Police Station, said they were arrested for their suspected ... Read More »

Don’t take law into handson child-lifting rumours: Police

Dhaka, July 20 –The police administration on Saturday urged all not to take law into own hands by resorting to mass beating suspecting someone as a child-lifter. “Refrain from hearing any rumour and spreading it. Hand over to the police if anyone’s movement is suspected to be a child-lifter,” the Police Headquarters said in a media release on Saturday evening. ... Read More »

Reshuffle in police admin: 26 SPs transferred

Dhaka, July 14 (UNB) – In the latest reshuffle in the police administration, 26 Superintendents of Police (SPs) were given new postings on Sunday. Police Section-1 of the Public Security Division under the Home Ministry issued two separate notifications in this regard with immediate effect. According to a notification, Brahmanbaria SP Md Anwar Hossain Khan and Moulvibazar SP Mohammad Shahjalal ... Read More »

Four held on Padma Bridge human sacrifice rumour charge

Dhaka, July 12 – The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested four people in connection for ‘spreading the rumour on social media over Padma Bridge construction’. The arrest was made three days after the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges urged the people not to pay heed to the rumour about the need for human sacrifice for the Padma Bridge ... Read More »

Anti-graft body concede wrong accusing Jaha Alam for graft

Dhaka, July 11 – The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday acknowledged that it was the wrong of its investigation officers who identified Jaha Alam as Abu Salek, the real accused of 26 cases on charges of misappropriating Tk 18.5 crore from Sonali Bank. In its internal investigation report over Jaha Alam identity mess-up incident, the ACC probe body also alleged ... Read More »

Suspected drug trader killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Cox’s Bazar, July 11 (UNB) – A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Lengurbil Mathchara in Teknaf upazila Wednesday midnight. The deceased was identified as Abdul Malek, 36, son of Makbul Ahmed of Pallanpara in Teknaf upazila. Tipped off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area around 11:45 pm for recovering ... Read More »

Bill extending the life of Speedy Trial up to 2024 passed

Dhaka, Jul 9 – The Law and Order Disruption (Speedy Trial) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in Parliament on Tuesday for extending its validity till 2024. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan moved the Bill and it was passed by voice vote. The duration of the Law and Order Disruption (Speedy Trial) Act, 2002 expired in April 2019. So, its validity has ... Read More »

Bullet-hit body of rape accused killed in gunfight recovered

Police on Sunday recovered the bullet-pierced body of Abdur Nur, 25, who was accused of rape of a girl while returning from her workplace from Korean Export Processing Zone (EPZ) under Karnaphuli Upazila in Chittagong. He was the son of Abdus Sattar of Boirag area under Anawara Upazila. Police said on the information of gunfight in between two robber groups ... Read More »