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India arrests man over pro-IS tweets

India arrests man over pro-IS tweets

A man suspected of running an influential Twitter account promoting Islamic State (IS) has been arrested in southern India, police say. The man, a 24-year-old working in Bangalore, was named as Mehdi Masroor Biswas. It comes after the British network Channel Four said reported it had identified the man running the account. The @ShamiWitness account, which...

West Bengal transport minister held in Saradha scam

West Bengal transport minister held in Saradha scam

In a rude jolt for Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra has been arrested for his role in the Saradha scam. The minister was questioned by the CBI earlier on Friday in connection with the multi-crore scam, reports timesofinida.com. The Trinamool leader has been booked for cheating, criminal conspiracy and misappropriation. Mitra was summoned...

3 more Rab men arrested, remanded over 7-murder

3 more Rab men arrested, remanded over 7-murder

A Narayanganj court today placed three personnel of Rapid Action Battalion on a seven-day remand hours after they were arrested in connection with the seven murders in Narayanganj. Detectives arrested assistant sub-inspector Bazlur Rahma and two havilders Abul Kalam Azad and Md Nasiruddin last night, said Officer-in-Charge of Narayanganj Detective Branch Mamunur Rashid Mandal,...

3 Rohingyas tied to Burdwan blast arrested: Cops

3 Rohingyas tied to Burdwan blast arrested: Cops

The three suspected militants arrested from Dhaka earlier were Rohingyas, militants of a Myanmar group, linked with the Burdwan blast of Kolkata, police said today. They were members of Rohingya Solidarity Organisation (RSO) and other Myanmar-based outfits, said Krishna Pada Roy, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) organised in Dhaka this afternoon. Today morning,...

Arrest RU teacher’s killers: President

Arrest RU teacher’s killers: President

President Abdul Hamid today called for immediate arrest and exemplary punishment to the killers of Rajshahi University teacher AKM Shafiul Islam. “Along with the whole nation, I have been saddened by the incident,” Hamid said while addressing the 4th convocation of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Ruet) on the campus, reports our RU correspondent. Expressing deep concern over the killing of the sociology professor, he prayed for the slain teacher and conveyed his sympathy to his bereaved family. Prof Shafiul, 48, was hacked to death by unknown assailants near his house in Choddopai area on the outskirts of the city on Saturday. Hours after the killing a group calling itself Ansar Al...

Defamation Case

Arrest warrant issued against Kader Siddique

A Dhaka court yesterday issued an arrest warrant against Krishak Sramik Janata League President Abdul Kader Siddique in a defamation case filed for labelling former home minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir as a “razakar”. The order came as Siddique remained absent on 14 consecutive dates without taking any step on his behalf. The court asked Mohammadpur police officer-in-charge to submit by December 11 a report on execution of the order. It also issued a show cause notice asking the complainant, freedom fighter Ruhul...

Another arrest warrant issued against Latif

A Dhaka court yesterday issued yet another warrant for sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique's arrest in a case filed against him for hurting religious sentiment of Muslims. Metropolitan Magistrate Atiqur Rahman issued the third arrest warrant against him as Latif failed to appear before the court as per an earlier order. The arrest warrant was issued after advocate Abed Raza, plaintiff of the case, submitted a petition to the court seeking Latif's arrest. The magistrate also ordered officers-in-charge of Kalihati and Paltan...

Alal, 62 other BNP men arrested

Alal, 62 other BNP men arrested

Police yesterday morning arrested Jubo Dal chief Moazzem Hossain Alal along with 62 activists of the BNP and its front organisations from his Lalmatia residence in the city in a bid to foil their alleged plan to carry out subversive activities during today's hartal. Biplob Kumar Sarkar, deputy commissioner (Tejgaon Division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, told The Daily Star that acting on a tip off, a team of Mohammadpur Police conducted the raid around 10:30am. “The Jubo Dal chief was planning to instigate leaders and activists of different Islamic parties to carry out subversive activities during today's hartal,” Biplob said. Sammilito Islami Dal Samuha, a platform of Islamic parties many of which...

Alal among 64 BNP men held in Lalmatia

Alal among 64 BNP men held in Lalmatia

Police detained 64 leaders and activists of BNP and its associate organisations raiding Jubo Dal president Moazzem Hossain Alal’s house at Lalmatia in Dhaka this morning. The BNP men were planning to carry out sabotage during tomorrow’s hartal (shutdown), Bulbul, a sub-inspector of Mohammadpur Police Station, told The Daily Star Online when asked about...

Thai police arrest two for human trafficking

Thai police yesterday arrested two Thai nationals on charge of human trafficking after 134 suspected victims were found in southern Thailand in last three days. The two Thais were charged of trafficking a group of 53 men -- 38 Bangladeshis and 15 Rohingyas --, found on Saturday at a rubber plantation, according to a report of Reuters.     Contacted, an official of Bangladesh embassy in Bangkok said they knew that the Bangladeshis were taken, by fishing boats, to an island near the...

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