Shariful Islam | The Daily Star
  • Shariful Islam

  • Police need to serve people better

    Outgoing Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque has said police need to improve the quality of service in line with the expectations of the people.
  • Sonic Device for Crowd Control: Too much for human ear

    The controversial sonic device procured recently by the police to disperse protesters has the potential to damage nerve system of ears for good, according to doctors and records.
  • Militants in Prisons: Deradicalisation call falls on deaf ears

    The fight against militancy remains challenging as ever as dozens of militants are getting freed every year from prisons that have no de-radicalisation programmes.
  • Of a strange eviction

    The Victory Day morning of last year started like any other for the 85-year-old widow of a former Ispahani company director. She woke up, did her usual chores and had breakfast.
  • Constables must be hired centrally

    Top police officials have demanded that the police headquarters centrally recruit constables to prevent entry of inefficient people to the force through corruption and political influence.