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Case

3 cops held in city, 149 gold bars seized

3 cops held in city, 149 gold bars seized

Detectives detained four people including three policemen for misappropriating smuggled gold in the capital's Rampura area and recovered 149 gold bars from three districts. Detective Branch (DB) of Police detained the three policemen -- Manjurul Islam, a sub-inspector (SI), two constables Wahid and Akash (whose full name could not be known immediately) of Rampura...

'FIRST PRESIDENT' CLAIM

Case against Khaleda dismissed hrs into filing

Case against Khaleda dismissed hrs into filing

A Dhaka court today dismissed a case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for her claim that Ziaur Rahman was the first president of the country. Metropolitan Magistrate Shamsul Arefin passed the order this afternoon saying no element was found to take the case into cognizance. AB Siddique, president of Bangladesh Jananetri Parishad, a pro-Awami...

Ex-Ctg mayor gets bail in tax evasion case

Ex-Ctg mayor gets bail in tax evasion case

Former Chittagong mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury got bail after he surrendered before a Chittagong court in a tax evasion case. The case was filed on July 7, 2008 by National Board of Revenue under Income Tax Ordinance 1984 and Emergency Power Ordinance 2007 for evading tax of Tk 27.58 lakh. Judge Ataur Rahman of Divisional...

2 to die for killing schoolboy

2 to die for killing schoolboy

  A Dhaka court today sentenced two kidnappers to death in absentia for killing a six years schoolboy after abduction two years ago. Md Nafis, a play group student of Provati Bidya Niketon Kindergarten, was abducted on February 21, 2012 from Mollahbari area in Keraniganj of the capital. Two days after the abduction, Nafis was killed...

2 Lalmonirhat ‘land grabbers’ held

2 Lalmonirhat ‘land grabbers’ held

A day after the High Court order, police today arrested two Awami League activists for their alleged involvement in grabbing a piece of land belonging to a Hindu family in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat. Anar Khan, 55, and his elder brother Sultan Khan, 58, were arrested from Rasulpur village of the upazila around 9:45am. The...

MANZUR MURDER CASE

Court orders further investigation

Court orders further investigation

A Dhaka court today ordered further investigation into the murder of Maj Gen Abul Manzur even though the trial is now at the final stage for pronouncing verdict. Judge Khondker Hasan Md Firoz of the First Additional District Session and Judge’s Court of Dhaka also directed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to submit the probe report by April 22. Earlier, alleging that there are some flaws in the charge-sheet, the prosecution in the Manzur killing trial sought further investigation into the murder even though the case is now at final stage for pronouncing verdict. Special Public Prosecutor Asaduzzaman Khan Rochi submitted the petition during the closing arguments this morning. “While scrutinising the charge...

8 to hang for Lalbagh commissioner Alim murder

A Dhaka court today awarded death penalty to eight people including three siblings for killing a Lalbagh ward commissioner, Hazi Mohammad Alim, 18 years back. Alim, commissioner of ward No. 62 in Lalbagh, was shot and stabbed to death at Azimpur in the capital on February 8, 1996. The convicts are: Md Harun, Md Siraj, Md Shawkat, Md Shiblu, Md Kamal and Syed Ahmad and his two brothers -- Rashid Ahmad and Farid Ahmad. All the convicts but Shiblu, Shawkat and Kamal...

Sagar-Runi murder case: IO asked to appear before HC

Sagar-Runi murder case: IO asked to appear before HC

The High Court today summoned the investigation officer (IO) of journalist couple Sagar Sarowar and Meherun Runi murder case before it on March 5 to inform it about the latest status of the case. The HC also asked the director general of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) to ensure so that the IO will appear...

Abduction linked to case against Rab man: Mridul

Abduction linked to case against Rab man: Mridul

A gold trader in Chittagong on his release from abduction today alleged that the kidnapping has a link to a case filed against a Rab official over gold snatching. Mridul Kumar Chowdhury was talking to reporters at Devpur police outpost in Burichang upazila of Comilla today after his release six days into his abduction from the port city. Detailing on his allegation, Mridul referred to the case he filed with Kotwali Police Station in Chittagong against Maj Rafiqul Amin, an officer of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)-2 of Dhaka, in December suspecting the Rab official's involvement...

Fire the minister

Supreme Court Bar Association leaders yesterday demanded that the prime minister immediately fire the minister who called a High Court judge to influence the outcome of a case. Addressing a press conference at the SCBA auditorium, they urged the chief justice to instruct the Supreme Court registrar to file two cases against the minister concerned in connection with the criminal offence related to the phone call and contempt of court. According to the statement of the case in question, Barendra International...

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