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What steps against Taka 364mn abuse from Rooppur project: HC

Dhaka, July 21 – The High Court has wanted to see the action of Housing and Public Works ministry against 50 people, who were involved in misappropriating TK 36.40 crore in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP). After expressing satisfaction over the investigation report that found 50 people involvement in misappropriating Tk 36.40 crore from the project in purchasing furniture and ... Read More »

Tangail 4 by-election stayed on Kader Siddique’s plea

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the by-polls of Tangail-4 constituency that was scheduled to be held on March 20. After granting a leave to appeal petition filed by Krishak Sramik Janata League President Abdul Kader Siddique, who wants to be a candidate in the by-polls, the five-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice ... Read More »

Lawyer to be quizzed at jail gate for questioned marriage

A Dhaka court on Thursday directed the prosecution to quiz a lawyer at the jail gate in a case filed in connection with his questioned marriage with a female lawyer and identification of the father of her baby. Dhaka’s Senior Judicial Magistrate Masud Parvez gave the order after hearing on a two-day remand plea against accused lawyer Nazrul Islam Bhuiyan. ... Read More »

Court allows police for Avijit’s DNA test thru US FBI

A court of Dhaka yesterday (Tuesday) gave permission to police to conduct DNA test of slain blogger Avijit Roy through US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBA). The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) of Dhaka Bikash Kumar Shaha passed the order yesterday after hearing the appeal of Dhaka Metropolitan Detective Branch of Police. Read More »

Khoka, Manna charged with sedition

A sedition case has been filed against BNP Vice Chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka and Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna. The case was filed this evening with Gulshan Police Station, police sources said. Manna was arrested following the leakage of his reported telephone conversation with Khoka, now in the USA. Read More »

ACC approves charge-sheet against Moudud

The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday approved charge sheet against BNP standing committee member Barrister Moudud Ahmed and his brother on charge of grabbing a government house in Gulshan worth about Tk 300 crore. The ACC approved the charge sheet hours after the Supreme Court turned down pleas of Moudud Ahmed and Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain to scrap the case filed against them ... Read More »

Fakhrul 26 others face charge hearing in arson cases, June 8

A Dhaka court on Tuesday fixed June 8 for hearing on framing charge against BNP Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 26 other leaders and activists of the party in three separate car vandalising cases filed with Paltan and Shahjahanpur Police Stations in the capital. Magistrate Tarek Moinul Islam Bhuiyan of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of ... Read More »

8 get life term for murder of ex-member, UP

A Chittagong court has sentenced eight men to life for killing a former Union Parishad (UP) member in Comilla. Judge Reza Ahmed Tarek let off one Alauddin and absolved him of the charges of murder on Sunday. Those given life sentence are Swapan Khan, ‘Pothik’, ‘Almas’, ‘Taizuddin’, ‘Alim’, ‘Yunus’, Golam Mostofa and Hasan Ali. Read More »

High Court acquits 4 convicts of murder case

The High Court has acquitted all the four death-row convicts over the sensational murder of eight people including some Bangladesh Chhatra League activists in Chittagong 14 years ago. The bench of justices Md Abdul Hye and Krishna Debnath delivered the verdict on Thursday after hearing the convicts’ appeals. A microbus carrying several Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders, on their way to ... Read More »

Father gets life term for raping daughter

A man from Gazipur was handed life imprisonment for raping his own daughter. Gazipur’s Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Fatema Najib convicted Md Farhad Hossain on Wednesday for the rape of his 19-year old daughter. She also fined him Tk 100,000. Read More »

ACC interrogares BNP leader Mosharraf’s wife

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday interrogated BNP standing committee member Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain’s wife in a money-laundering case filed against him on February 6 last. ACC investigation officer and deputy director Ahsan Ali questioned Bilkis Akhter Hossain, wife of Mosharraf, for two hours from 10 am at the ACC head office, said an ACC official. Read More »

Charges against Oishee for killing parents accepted

Oishee Rahman and her friends Asaduzzaman Jony and Mizanur Rahman Roni were included in a charge-sheet while the other charge-sheet recommended holding the trial of domestic help Khadiza Khatun at a juvenile court as she is underage. A total of 57 people have been made witnesses in the charge-sheets that also mentioned 80 items of seizure under eight seizure reports. Read More »

Arrest warrant against Mufti Izahar in Madrasah blast case

A Chittagong court has issued an arrest warrant for Mufti Izaharul Islam, the prime suspect in a blast at a Chittagong madrasa. SM Abdur Rashid of the Second Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court gave the order on Thursday. On Oct 7 last year, an explosion ripped through the second floor of a dormitory at the Jamayetul-Ulum-Al Islamia Madrasa, run by ... Read More »

HC asks court to resolve Humayun Azad case in 6 months

The High Court on Thursday asked the designated trial court to dispose of, within six months, the case filed for attempting to kill Professor Humayun Azad of Dhaka University.   Passing the order, an HC division bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Mohammad Ullah also asked the assigned public prosecutor to produce its witnesses for testifying against the accused ... Read More »

HC rule on Chief whip ASM Firoze accused in loan fraud

The High Court has asked how Chief Whip ASM Feroz, accused of loan fraud, has become a Member of the Parliament. Justices Salma Masud Chowdhury and Md Habibul Gani issued the rule after a preliminary hearing on a writ petition on Monday. Barrister Rafiq-ul-Haque represented the plaintiff in the hearing along with Barrister ABM Siddikur Rahman and Barrister M Mainul ... Read More »

Tazreen MD, Chairman surrender, sent to jail

Dhaka – A court here on Sunday sent Managing director and owner of Tazreen Fashions Delwar Hossain and chairman of the company Mahmuda Akther to jail after rejecting their bail petitions in a case over the devastating fire in the garment factory that claimed over 100 lives in 2012. Senior judicial magistrate Tajul Islam passed the order after a hearing ... Read More »

Moudud, Mahbub get HC bail

Dhaka – The High Court on Monday granted bail to BNP leaders Barrister Moudud Ahmed and Khandker Mahbub Hossain in separate cases. An HC bench comprising Justice Naima Haider and Justice Jafar Ahmed passed the order following two bail petitions filed by their lawyers. Read More »

ACC sues Tarique’s mother-in-law

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday filed a case against Syeda Iqbal Mand Banu, mother-in-law of BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman, on graft charges.   ACC deputy director RK Majumder filed the case with city’s Ramna Police Station in the evening, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told journalists. Read More »

HC stays BRTA circular on test for driving license renewal

Dhaka -The High Court on Wednesday stayed a circular issued by the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) allowing renewal of professional driving license without the approval of Driving Competency Test Board (DCTB). A joint HC bench comprising justice Salma Masud and justice Md Habibul Gani passed the order after a preliminary hearing over a writ petition filed by a human ... Read More »

Two ex-ministers sue ‘Jugantar’ for defamation

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A defamation case has been filed against Bengali daily ‘Jugantor’ for carrying a ‘false’ report on former ministers MK Alamgir and Dipu Moni. Juba League leader of Chandpur’s Kochua chapter Kazi Enamul Haque Shamim filed the case at Chandpur Senior Judicial Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Read More »

Blitz editor sentenced to seven years in jail

A Dhaka court on Thursday sentenced the Weekly Blitz editor, Salauddin Shoyeb Choudhury to seven years rigorous imprisonment (RI) in a case filed on charges of sedition in 2004. Dhaka’s Metropolitan Sessions Judge Md Jahurul Haque pronounced the verdict at about 11.00 am in presence of the convict. As per the statement of the case Shoyeb was arrested on November ... Read More »