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Police ‘misconduct’ with female student alleged

Dhaka – A female student of Dhaka University was harassed allegedly by a policeman on the university campus during the Pahela Baishakh celebrations, the first day of Bangla calendar unb news agency reported. The incident took place around 7pm when Habiba Jannat, a student of Biostatistics and Informatics department of the university and also vice-president of the university unit of ... Read More »

BGB top officials may get higher ranks

Dhaka – Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Wednesday said the Boarder Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will get at least four helicopters as part of strengthening capacity building of the paramilitary force. The Home Minister made the discloser in a commanders’ conference at BGB headquarters at Pilkhana here. Read More »

Hartal called in Banshkhali Wednesday

Dhaka – A daylong hartal will be enforced in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong on Wednesday protesting the killing of four people in police firing at Gandamara village during a demonstration against the construction of a coal-fired power plant there, the UNB news agency reported. Chhatra Oiko Forum convener Shahnewaz Chowdhury announced the shutdown from a human chain programme held at ... Read More »

Phensidyle, yaba seized nine arrested

Dhaka – Detectives arrested five alleged criminals and recovered 1400 bottles of contraband phensidyle syrup along with one pistol from Darus Salam area in the city on Wednesday night. They arrested four others on the charge of carrying yaba tablets. The arrestees are—Mamun, Liton, Arif Hossain, Sumon and Kashem. Read More »

Man dies in custody, family blames police

A man held in an arms case has died in police custody, reported on Saturday. The family of deceased Abdul Alim Rana, 32, alleged police grilled him in custody instead of arranging his treatment. Dhaka Central Jail Senior Superintendent Jahangir Kabir said the duty doctor at Dhaka Medical College Hospital declared Rana dead when he was taken to the hospital ... Read More »

Police injured tea stall owner dies, 5 cops closed

A case was filed on Thursday noon against five persons including a police source. The details about the case are yet to be known. Babul Matobbar, 45, a tea stall owner who sustained burn injuries allegedly by  policemen on Wednesday night, succumbed to the injuries on Thursday noon at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). Read More »

Police now engaged in terrorism, alleged Mirza Fakhrul

Dhaka – Terming the death of a tea-seller from a kerosene stove blast reportedly caused by members of police ‘inhuman and barbaric’, BNP on Thursday alleged that the police force itself is now engaged in terrorism. In a statement, BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said, “People are frightened by the heinous, ruthless and daring terrorist activities of ... Read More »

Police chief asks field officers to contain militancy

Dhaka – Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Haque ordered the filed level police officials to give most priority to contain militancy and abuse of illegal drugs taking those as two big challenges. The IGP was asked about his directives given to the filed level officers during on-going Police Week 2016 at Rajarbagh police lines ground after distributing IGP’s exemplary ... Read More »

Bnp terms verdict against Khoka in graft case lopsided

BNP has termed lopsided the court verdict jailing its vice chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka for 13 years’ in a graft case and claimed that he did not get justice. “The main target of the trial was to harass Sadeque Hossain Khoka and tarnish his image. The trial process was completely with an unusual pace and the verdict was given unilaterally ... Read More »

Police boss asks bloggers not to hurt religious sentiment

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque on Sunday urged bloggers to refrain from writing anything that may hurt the sentiment of any religious community. He also urged the country’s people to take recourse to law instead of taking it into their own hands. “We urge all to express their opinions with their good judgement and prudence. Please don’t ... Read More »