Crime & Law

Tanvir’s son Irad arrested

  Live Correspondent: Police early on Thursday arrested Chowdhury Irad Ahmed Siddiqui, on charges of making derogatory remarks about Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the present government on facebook. Counter Terrorism Unit of police arrested Irad, 45, son of a former BNP leader Chowdhury Tanvir Ahmed Siddiqui, from Hazrat... details

Bangladeshi murdered in N/Y

Live correspondent: A US citizen, born in Bangladesh, was murdered by stabbing in New York on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Zakir Khan, 44, a real estate businessman. He was found dead at his own residence in Bronx, New York around 9:00pm (local time). Sources said Zakir was stabbed to death by his landlord. Later, he was rushed to a nearby Jacobi hospital where... details

HC to hear death reference in Pilkhana carnage April

Live Correspondent:  The High Court (HC) today deferred till April 2 the hearing on death reference against 152 accused in murder case related to February 25 to 26, 2009, bloody mutiny inside Pilkhana. A special bench of the HC, comprising Justice Md Shawkat Hossain, Justice Md Abu Zafor Siddique and Justice Mostofa Zaman Islam, passed the order upon a petition filed by the prosecution... details

10-day remand for Kader Khan over MP killing

  Live Correspondent: Former JP MP Kader Khan planned and financed the killing of AL MP Liton of Sundarganj, said police DIG. The DIG made the announcement at a press conference in the capital on Wednesday morning. Kader, who was arrested on Tuesday from his residence in Bogra city, was produced a before a Gaibandha court on Wednesday, when police secured a 10-day remand to... details

JP leader Kader Khan arrested over MP Liton murder

Bogra Live: Police have arrested Abdul Kader Khan, former Gaibandha-1 (Sundarganj) MP from Jatiya Party (JP), over the killing of lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton. Detectives Branch (DB) of Police arrested Kader Khan from his residence at Rahmannagar Ziladarpara in Bogra district town around 5:00pm Tuesday. Bogra Supreintendent of Police (SP) Asaduzzaman told Samakal that a team of DB from... details

Ex-RAJUK Chairman ,PARTEX chairman’s son nabbed over plot graft

Live Correspondent: Former Chairman of RAJUK Iqbal Uddin Chowdhury and Partex Group Chairman MA Hashem’s son Showkat Aziz Russell have been arrested by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) over a graft case involving residential land allotment in Purbachal area. The duo was arrested in a case filed over irregularities over land plot in RAJUK-developed housing project ‘Purbachal’ by... details

Sagar-Runi:Home boss unaware of progress report

          Live Correspondent: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said that he was unaware of progress report of the investigation over journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Nahar Runi murder case. The home boss made the comment while chatting with journalists after a meeting at the Armed Police Battalion headquarters, in the capital on... details

Mayor Miru sent to jail

Live Correspondent: A Sirajganj court has sent Shahjadpur Mayor Halimul Haque Miru, the main accused in the journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul murder case, to jail. Judge Morshed Alam of the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court passed the order on Monday afternoon. Investigation Officer Monir Hossain, inspector of Shahjadpur police station, produced the Shahjadpur mayor before the court... details

Ragib Ali, son sentenced to 14-year imprisonment

Live Correspondent: A Sylhet court today sentenced controversial businessman Ragib Ali and his son Abdul Hye to 14-year rigorous imprisonment each for making forgery of land ministry documents to grab land of Tarapur Tea Estate. "Sylhet Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Saifuzzaman Hiru passed the order at 3 pm at the crowded courtroom," public prosecutor Misbah Uddin Siraj told the news... details

Arrest warrant issued against Tarique

Live Correspondent: A Dhaka court today issued warrant to arrest BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. "Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of Special Judge Court-3 issued the warrant as the accused failed to turn up before the court for placing statement in his defence," a court official said. Meanwhile, advocate Sanaullah Miah, counsel for prime accused in the... details

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