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Protests against Abrar murder spread across country

Dhaka – Students of different universities and colleges across the country staged demonstrations on Tuesday demanding capital punishment of those involved in the murder of Abrar Fahad, a second-year student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet). In Dhaka, Buet students continued their demonstrations to press home their eight-point demand, including the arrest of all the accused in Abrar ... Read More »

Locals demand Minni’s arrest over Rifat Sharif murder

Barguna, July 14 (UNB) – Alleging that she had a part to the gruesome murder of her husband Rifat Sharif who was hacked to death in front of her, locals here on Sunday demanded the arrest of Aysha Siddika Minni. The demand was made from a human chain formed on the Barguna Press Club premises in the morning. However, Minni ... Read More »

Barguna Rifat murder accused Rifat Farazi on 7-day remand

Dhaka, July 03 – A Barguna Court on Wednesday granted seven-day remand to Rifat Faraji, a suspect in connection with Rifat Sharif Murder case. Police arrested Rifat Farazi at 2.30 am on Wednesday, just a day after the prime accused, Sabbir Ahmed Nayan alias Nayan Bond, was killed in a reported gunfight with the law enforcement agency. Senior Judicial Magistrate ... Read More »

Daring Rifat murder key accused Nayon killed in ‘gunfight’

Barguna, July 2 (UNB) – Prime accused in the Rifat Sharif murder case Sabbir Ahmed alias Nayon Bond was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Sadar upazila early Tuesday. Officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Abir Mohammad Hossain said a team of police, led by Additional Superintendent of Police Shahjahan, conducted a drive in Purakata Ferryghat area around 4:15am ... Read More »

Youth arrested in connection with Barguna Rifat murder

Dhaka, June 27 – A youth was arrested from BKP area in Barguna town yesterday in connection with the Wednesday’s killing of a man in front of his wife. The arrest comes after a video went viral on social media depicting the victim, identified as Rifar Sharif, 23, was being stabbed indiscriminately by a group of assailants in broad daylight ... Read More »

Nushrat murder accused OC Moazzem to be arrested soon

Dhaka, June 10 (UNB) – Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said former Sonagazi OC Moazzem Hossain will be arrested soon. “It’s difficult to arrest someone when he or she goes into hiding, but there’s no lack of effort (from the government) to find him out. I hope, he’ll be arrested soon and action will be taken ... Read More »

Arrest warrant against ex-Sonagazi OC in Nushrat murder case

Dhaka, May 27 – A Dhaka court yesterday issued an arrest warrant against Moazzem Hossain, the former Sonagazi officer-in-charge (OC), for spreading a video of murdered Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi on social media. Dhaka Cyber Tribunal Judge Ash-Shams Jaglul Hussein passed the order following a report submitted by the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) before the court seeking ... Read More »

Ensure Justice for Murdered Female Student | HRW

(New York) – The Bangladesh government should thoroughly investigate the murder of a madrassa student and fairly prosecute all those responsible, Human Rights Watch said. The murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, who was killed after she filed a complaint of attempted rape, should spur the authorities to take concerted action to combat sexual violence in the country. The police said that Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 18, was ... Read More »

Timely action could have averted Nusrat murder: NHRC

Dhaka, Apr 16 – Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Kazi Reazul Hoque on Tuesday said the murder of the Feni madrasa girl could have been averted had the local administration and the madrasa managing committee took necessary measures in time. “The Commission also thinks police officials concerned showed negligence and committed a crime. There’s also negligence on ... Read More »

Saudis admit Jamal Khashoggi killed in consulate

Istanbul, Oct 20 (AP/UNB) — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a “fistfight” in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom claimed early Saturday, admitting that the writer had been slain at its diplomatic post for the first time. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired. Read More »