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  • 'Abducted' mayor found after 2 days

    Jamalpur's Sharishabari municipality mayor, who went missing from the capital's Uttara last Monday, was found in a tea estate in Sreemangal yesterday.

  • Four remain missing for over a month

    Shrouded in her son's memory, Nasrin Akhter is now bed-ridden and anxiously passing her time.

  • Kidnapped child found in N'ganj

    Police rescued a two-and-half-year-old baby boy from a slum in Narayanganj yesterday, a day after he was abducted from a hospital in Dhaka for ransom.

  • Traceless for three months

    Though around three months have passed after the abduction of Chittagong Awami League leader Nur-Nabi Mamun from Noakhali, law enforcers are yet to trace his whereabouts.

  • 'It was not abduction'

    Detectives yesterday interrogated poet and columnist Farhad Mazhar in their custody and presented their evidence nullifying his claim

  • Farhad Mazhar: It doesn't seem to be a case of abduction: IGP

    Police have not yet found any clue as to whether Farhad Mazhar was abducted on the morning of July 3 from near his Adabar residence

  • Remains of missing Kushtia BNP leader found

    Remains of a local BNP leader is recovered in Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia last night, a year after he was abducted from the district.

  • Rab says it has four in its custody

    Families have all along alleged that their loved ones were picked up by law enforcers, who denied the claim. Now, weeks after nine

  • Where are they?

    Before her father disappeared, Rayta was a bright and cheerful girl. Now she is often depressed and spends most of her time at a corner of her home.

  • 138 children raped in last 4 months: Report

    A total of 138 children were raped during the first four months of the current year, according to a report revealed by Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum.

  • Mahmudur sent to jail after remand

    A court in Dhaka sends Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman to jail in a case filed in connection with a plot to 'abduct and kill' Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • Culture of impunity led to more killings: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that increased incidents of killings have arisen out of a prevailing culture of impunity in Bangladesh.

  • Shafik on fresh 5-day remand

    A Dhaka court places journalist Shafik Rehman on fresh 5-day remand in a case filed over an alleged plot to kidnap and kill prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • 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.

  • Child abducted from Ashulia rescued in Natore

    A child who was abducted two days ago from Ashulia, at the outskirts of Dhaka, has been rescued in Natore.

  • 3 abducted Bandarban traders found murdered

    Three men were found dead in remote Thanchi upazila of Bandarban yesterday two days after they had been abducted.

  • 3 to die for killing schoolboy in Sherpur

    A Sherpur court sentences three people to death and another to life term imprisonment for killing a schoolboy after abduction last year.

  • 2 Brac officials abducted in Afghanistan

    Two Bangladeshi Brac officials working in Afghanistan are abducted by unidentified miscreants from Kunduz city.

  • ‘IT expert’ Zoha goes missing

    An “IT expert”, who talked to different media as a cyber security specialist after the recent heist from Bangladesh Bank account, has been missing since Wednesday night, family claims.

  • Kidnappers of boy demand Tk 1 crore

    Criminals yesterday demanded Tk 1 crore as ransom from a man after stealing his two-year-old son from their home in Galachipa upazila, said police.

  • 6 to die for killing Ctg schoolboy

    A Chittagong court sentences six persons to death in a case filed for killing a schoolboy after his abduction five years ago.

  • 2015: tough year for minorities

    Some 24 people were killed, 25 raped and 1,562 families were affected in 262 incidents of minority persecution in the country last year, said a report of Bangladesh Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad.

  • Mir Quasem Ali

    War crimes: Mir Quasem’s appeal verdict Mar 8

    Supreme Court concludes hearing and sets March 8 for delivering verdict on appeal filed by convicted war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem challenging his death penalty. Prosecution prays court to uphold death for Quasem, while defense seeks acquittal in conclusion hearing.

  • Boy rescued from Gazipur

    Detectives arrested two alleged kidnappers and rescued a five-year-old boy in Gazipur on Sunday, around one and a half months after his abduction from the capital's Uttara area.

  • Keraniganj boy murder: 4 suspects remanded

    A Dhaka court remands four suspects on different terms in connection with the recovery of the body of an 11-year-old boy at Keraniganj in Dhaka.

  • Int’l trafficking gang member held in Dhaka

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrests a member of an international human trafficking and abduction gang and recovered Tk 3 lakh from him at Dhaka’s Jatrabari area.

  • Abducted Ruet BCL leader found in Ctg

    The BCL leader of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Ruet) who was abducted 14 days ago has been rescued from Chittagong.

  • 4 to die for killing Ctg schoolboy

    A Chittagong court today handed down death penalty to four persons for abducting and killing a primary school boy in 2012.

  • Kidnapping in the hills

    THE safety situation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts has deteriorated sharply, a manifestation of which we see in a rise in the incidents of abduction in the region.

  • Myanmar militants refuse ransom, deny abduction link

    Myanmar's militant group Arakan Liberation Party that had claimed responsibility for the abduction of three Bangladeshis earlier, refuses the ransom and denies their involvement in the incident.