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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...

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...

N'ganj 7-Murder

Rab denies orders to arrest Nazrul

Rab denies orders to arrest Nazrul

The Rapid Action Battalion Headquarters yesterday denied that it had issued any order for the arrest of Narayanganj city panel mayor Nazrul Islam, who was kidnapped and killed along with six others in April. Rab Director General Mukhlesur Rahman claimed that the HQ was not even aware of the seven-murder beforehand. “The Rab HQ does not issue arrest order against any specific person. After scrutinising information given by commanding officers [of different units], it asks them to take action on a particular matter. It is the COs who take the decision whether or not to...

Pickets halt train for 1hr in Chandpur

Pickets halt train for 1hr in Chandpur

Pickets halted a train for an hour in Chandpur during the eight-hour hartal (shutdown) enforced by Islami Chhatra Sena across the country today. Chhatra Sena, student wing of Bangladesh Islami Front, observed the strike from 6:00am to 2:00pm demanding immediate arrest and punishment of the killers of Maulana Nurul Islam Faruqui, the chief Imam...

Annee faces arrest order

A Dhaka court yesterday issued arrest warrants against BNP leader Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Annee and three other activists after cancelling their bail in three vandalism cases. Metropolitan Magistrate Tareq Mainul Islam Bhuiyan passed the order as they failed to appear before the court yesterday, the scheduled date for hearing on charge framing against them. The three BNP activists are Nur Mohammad, Selim Uddin and Taleb Mahmud. The cases were filed with Paltan and Shahjahanpur Police Stations for violence, vandalism, torching of vehicles...

War crimes suspect held in Barisal

War crimes suspect held in Barisal

Detectives arrested a man in Barisal town today for his alleged crimes against humanity committed during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.  A team of Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested Md Forkan Mallik in Rupatoli bus stand area of the town around 9:00am, reports our Patuakhali correspondent quoting Jafrul Hasan, a sub-inspector of...

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