Crime & Law

N’ganj 7-murder: Nur Hossain, Tareque Sayeed among 26 to die

Live Correspondent: A court here on Monday morning handed down death sentences to 26 accused including Nur Hossain and RAB commander Lt Col (sacked) Tareque Sayeed in sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case. Narayanganj District and Sessions judge Syed Enayet Hossain pronounced the verdict in presence of the accused and amid tight security in and around the courtroom at about Earlier in... details

MP Liton murder: Prime accused Ashraful held

Live Correspondent: The prime accused in the murder of ruling party lawmaker from Gaibandha 1 constituency Manjurul Islam Liton has been arrested from Dhaka’s Badda area. RAB arrested Ashraful Islam, son of Sundarganj upazila unit Jamaat chief Hazi Yunus, and his associate Jahirul Islam on Wednesday night, legal and media wing Director of the elite force Mufti Mahmud Khan confirmed to... details

AL lawmaker Liton shot dead

Live Correspondent: Ruling Awami League Lawmaker from Gaibandha-1 constituency Manzurul Islam Liton was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at his village home in the district this evening, officials and police said. They said doctors declared Liton dead minutes after he was rushed at the Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) with bullet wounds from his home at Sundarganj... details

Drives going on to arrest JMB leader

Live Correspondent: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia today said they are conducting drives to arrest 'Neo Jama'atul Mujahidin of Bangladesh (JMB)' leader Maynul Musa, who managed to escape the yesterday's police raid in Ashkona. "Musa is a listed criminal and drives are going on to arrest him," the DMP commissioner told journalists while visiting Kakrail Church... details

Police arrest seven Biman staff

Live Correspondent: Police overnight arrested seven staff of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in a case filed over the emergency landing of a flight, carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Budapest on November 27. "Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested last night the accused from different areas of the capital city," Additional Deputy... details

Cheng Hesong murdered in Jessore

Live Correspondent: A Chinese businessman was beaten to death by his assistant for money in the southern Bangladeshi town of Jessore, police said. Cheng Hesong, 45, worked for a company that sold batteries in the district. Police detained his assistant Nazmul Hasan Parvez, 26, and the latter’s nephew Muktadir Rahman, 20, for the murder on Wednesday night. Jessore police chief Anisur... details

Rs. 5.7 crore, 32 kg gold found in bathroom

Live Correspondent: In a startling catch, the Indian Income Tax department on Saturday seized Rs. 5.7 crore cash in new notes, 32 kgs of gold biscuits and jewellery and Rs. 90 lakh worth old notes stashed inside the bathroom tiles of a hawala(hundi/bills of exchange) dealer in Karnataka. The department seized the alleged undisclosed assets, as part of its raids against black money hoarders... details

Prime suspect in Nasirnagar attack arrested

Live Correspondent: A Brahmanbaria court today placed Jahangir Alam, one of the prime suspects, on a four-day remand hours after he was arrested in connection with a synchronised attack on the Hindus in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria on October 30. Jahangir, who runs a cyber café, was arrested from the district town around noon, said Mizanur Rahman, superintendent of Brahmanbaria... details

Legal aid for returning to normal life: Asaduzzaman

Live Correspondent: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday said the present Government will provide all necessary legal assistances to those who want to return to normal life giving up the robbery or other terrorist activities. "Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has taken initiative to rehabilitate the surrendered forest robbers, "he made the remarks while speaking at "Forest... details

Tagore’s Nobel medal theft: One person arrested

International Live: A 'baul' singer has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the theft of Rabindranath Thgore's Nobel Prize medal in 2004, a CID officer said on Friday. Pradip Bauri was picked up by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) from his Ruppur village residence in Birbhum district earlier this month, the official said on condition of anonymity. Bauri would be taken to... details

industrialist Ragib Ali after arrest

Live Correspondent: India has handed over industrialist Ragib Ali to Bangladesh, where he is wanted in cases of grabbing Hindu endowment land in Sylhet. He was sent back through the Sutarkandi immigration check post to Sylhet’s Biyanibazar around 3pm on Thursday. He was handed bover by BSF and India’s immigration police to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and police, said Sylhet... details

Arrest warrant issued against BNP leaders

Live Correspondent: A Dhaka court today issued arrest warrant against 16 BNP men including Barkatullah Bulu and Shimul Biswas. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah passed the order in the case lodged under Explosive Substances Act. The court also set February 2 for submitting a report on executing the order to arrest. Police filed the case against them on March 19,... details

2 get death penalty

Live Correspondent: A tribunal here on Wednesday convicted two people and sentenced them to death for killing a schoolboy in 2013. The condemned convicts are: Mahe Alam Nayan and Kuddus Alam Rabin, both residents of Ratnabati village in Sadar upazila. According to the prosecution, Shihab, a class IV student of a local school and son of Nazrul Islam of Ratnabati village, was picked up by... details