• Murder accused dies ‘jumping off’ Rab car, cops say

    A man accused of abduction and murder of a woman died after allegedly jumping off a vehicle of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) after his arrest in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur, police say.

  • 10 held for ‘Gazipur ATM booth robbery’

    Ten robbers including the alleged mastermind have been arrested in connection with looting Tk 1.74 crore from an ATM booth of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited in Gazipur on March 3, Rapid Action Battalion claims.

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    2 suspects of Ctg jewellery shop robbery killed in ‘gunfight’

    Two alleged robbers, who were involved in a jewellery shop robbery in February, are killed in a "gunfight" with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong.

  • SC lawyer, 32 others charged

    Rapid Action Battalion yesterday pressed charges against Supreme Court lawyer barrister Shakila Farzana and 32 others in a case filed for their links with Shaheed Hamja Brigade, a Chittagong-based militant group.

  • Rab man killed in Uttara road crash

    A Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) member is killed in a road accident in Dhaka’s Uttara area.

  • 'Criminal' killed in 'shootout'

    An alleged criminal was killed in a "shootout" with Rapid Action Battalion at Tongi in Gazipur early yesterday.

  • ‘Criminal’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab in Tongi

    An alleged criminal is killed in a “gunfight” with the members of Rapid Action Battalion in Tongi river port area of Gazipur.

  • 7 'traffickers' held

    The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday detained seven suspected traffickers on charges of illegally sending a Bangladeshi national to Libya and realising ransom from his family.

  • HC bins Tareque Sayeed’s plea to scrap 7-murder trial

    The High Court has rejected a plea filed by sacked Rab official Lt Col (retd) Tareque Sayeed Mohammad for scrapping the trial against him in Narayanganj seven-murder case.

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    5 ‘JMB’ men held with large cache of explosives

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claim to arrest five militants including a district-level chief of a banned militant outfit and seize a large cache of explosives in Matuail of Dhaka.

  • 4 'robbers' killed in 'gunfight'

    Four people were killed yesterday in what law enforcers described as a gunfight during a crackdown by the Rapid Action Battalion and Bangladesh Coast Guard on robbers in the Sundarbans.

  • 4 Sundarbans ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfight’

    Four alleged robbers are killed in what lawmen describe as gunfight during a joint crackdown of Rapid Action Battalion and Bangladesh Coast Guard in the Sarankhola range of the Sundarbans under Bagerhat district.

  • 150 rare tortoises seized in Jessore

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion seizes 150 tortoises of a rare species from Mandartala area in Sadar upazila of Jessore.

  • 3 JMB suspects held with bombs

    Three alleged members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh are detained with 23 bombs in Baghmara upazila of Rajshahi, says Rapid Action Battalion.

  • Fraud gang busted

    Rapid Action Battalion claimed to have busted a fraud gang and arrested its 14 members, including 12 foreigners, from different areas in the capital in the last two days.

  • A claim hard to believe

    The two Banasree siblings were killed by their own mother out of her “concerns about their future”

  • Mother confesses killing her kids: Rab

    Mother, Mahfuza Maleq alias Jesmin, confesses to killing her two minor children who were found dead in Dhaka’s Banasree area on February 29, according to Rapid Action Battalion.

  • Parents, aunt brought in for quizzing

    The Rapid Action Battalion yesterday picked up the parents and a relative of the two siblings, two days after their suspected murder in the capital's Banasree area.

  • Accused killed in 'gunfight'

    An accused in the Habiganj four-kid murder case was killed in a "gunfight" with the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in the district's Chunarughat upazila early yesterday, eight days after law enforcers allegedly picked him up. The dead, Bachchu Mia, was a CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver who had been traceless since being “detained by plainclothes officials” on February 17, according to his family members.

  • 4-kid murder: Accused Bachchu killed in ‘gunfight’

    An accused in the Habiganj four-child murder case is killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Chunarughat upazila of the district this morning. The schoolboys had gone missing from Bahubal upazila on February 12 and were later found buried.

  • Rab detains Rab man for 'extortion'

    The Rapid Action Battalion yesterday detained one of its members and four others for allegedly extorting money from a man at Sonargaon in Narayanganj.

  • 2 'outlaws' killed in 'gunfight' in Kushtia

    Two alleged outlaws were killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Kushtia Sadar upazila early yesterday.

  • 2 Kushtia ‘outlaws’ killed in ‘gunfight’

    Two people believed to be members of an outlawed party were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Swastipur in Kushtia Sadar upazila.

  • Killers still untraced

    The government pledged to arrest the killers of journalist couple Sagar-Runi in 48 hours but 48 months have elapsed and they are still at large.

  • Keraniganj boy murder: Main accused killed in ‘shootout’

    Prime accused in a case filed for abducting and killing an 11-year-old boy in Keraniganj of Dhaka is killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion. He was the mastermind behind the abduction and murder of 11-year-old Abdullah.

  • ‘Sherpur arms, ammo belong to Indian separatist group’

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal hints that the arms and ammo recovered by members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Sherpur district belong to an Indian separatist group.

  • Huge ammunition haul in Sherpur

    Rapid Action Battalion recovered an astounding 41,000 bullets at Burungya Kalapani Pahar of Sherpur's Nalitabari upazila yesterday.

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    Huge arms, ammo recovered in Sherpur

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members in a drive recover a huge cache of firearms and ammunition from Kalapani in Bhurunga border area of Sherpur.

  • ‘Robber’ killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’

    An alleged robber, said to be second-in-charge of a notorious gang, has been killed in what Rab describes as gunfight at Bagerhat’s Sundarbans.

  • Biggest ever yaba haul

    The Rapid Action Battalion arrested three drugs smugglers with the biggest ever haul of yaba pills in separate drives in Chittagong and Dhaka since Saturday.