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Killing

BITTER TRUTH

Unremitting violence shakes the soul of society

HORRIFYING reports of hijacking, abduction, killing, and raping of women and minor girls that fill the pages of the dailies with alarming frequency lead one to believe that the country has fallen into the hands of barbaric forces. This has raised the question whether the law enforcement agencies are really up to their task, and whether they can work ignoring the influence of some political masters. The eroding public confidence in them could spell danger with ominous implications in...

WAR CRIMES TRIAL

Nizami verdict postponed

Nizami verdict postponed

A special tribunal in Dhaka today postponed the pronouncement of verdict in a war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami due to his illness. The tribunal has decided to keep the case waiting for verdict again as it is not logical to pronounce the judgement in absence of Nizami, said Justice Enayetur Rahim, chairman of International Crimes Tribunal-1, which was scheduled to delivery the verdict today. Earlier in the morning, the jail authorities informed the tribunal’s registrar office through a letter that Nizami was sick, said AKM Nasiruddin Mahmud, registrar and spokesman for the international crimes tribunal. The chairman came up with the postponement order around 11:00am after the letter...

Khaleda sets off for Joypurhat

Khaleda sets off for Joypurhat

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia this afternoon set off for Joypurhat where she will address a rally tomorrow protesting recent incidents of abduction, forced disappearance and killing. She left her Gulshan house around 4:30pm. Khaleda will spend the night in Bogra on her way to Joypurhat. The BNP chief will leave Bogra for Joypurhat tomorrow. Ahead of...

Lt Col Tareque remanded for 6th time

Lt Col Tareque remanded for 6th time

Former Rab officer Lt Col Tareque Sayeed Mohammad has been remanded for a sixth time since his arrest last month in connection with the abduction and murder of seven people in Narayanganj. Senior Judicial Magistrate KM Mohiuddin in Narayanganj today placed Tareque on a four-day remand in a case filed for killing senior lawyer...

Myanmar returns arms, ammo of slain BGB man

Myanmar returns arms, ammo of slain BGB man

Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) today returned the arms and ammunition which they took away from slain Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) nayek Mizanur Rahman. A sub-machine gun (SMG), four magazines and 120 bulletswere handed over to a BGB delegation at a sector commander-level flag meeting at Maungdaw in Myanmar, said BGB Cox's Bazar Sector...

Manhunt as 3 police officers killed in Canada

Manhunt as 3 police officers killed in Canada

A manhunt is under way in the Canadian city of Moncton after three officers were shot dead and two wounded. Police said they were searching for Justin Bourque, 24, who was "armed and dangerous", and tweeted a picture of a suspect with weapons. Officials have warned people to stay inside and lock their doors. The Royal...

Feni Jubo League leader murdered

Feni Jubo League leader murdered

A union-level leader of Jubo League was stabbed to death by unknown miscreants in Sonagazi upazila of Feni early today. Deceased Jasim Uddin, 35, was Jubo League president of ward No. 9 (Adarshagram) of Chardarbesh union in the upazila. Police picked up six people suspecting their link with the murder, reports our Feni correspondent. Police and...

NARAYANGANJ ABDUCTION, KILLING

Ex-Rab officer Arif makes confessional statement

Ex-Rab officer Arif makes confessional statement

Former Rab officer Major Arif Hossain, arrested for his alleged involvement in the abduction and murder of Narayanganj panel mayor Nazrul Islam and six others, made confessional statement before a court today. Arrested after he was pulled back, Arif gave the statement before the Court of Senior Judicial Magistrate in Narayanganj M Mohiuddin under...

Tareque remanded again

Tareque remanded again

Former Rab officer Lt Col Tareque Sayeed Mohammad again was placed on a fresh five-day remand today in a case filed for killing lawyer Chandan Sarkar.   Senior Judicial Magistrate Ishtiak Ahmed Siddique passed the order after Narayanganj police placed him before the court seeking a 10-day remand.   Earlier Tareque was remanded in three...

BSF kills Bangladeshi on Jhenidah frontier

BSF kills Bangladeshi on Jhenidah frontier

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Bangladeshi national along Sreenathpur frontier in Jhenidah early today. The victim is Ripon Hossain, 26, son of Raihan Uddin of Sarishaghata village of Moheshpur upazila, reports our Jhenidah correspondent quoting Habildar Halim Mollah, commander of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) camp in Moheshpur. Ripon, a cattle trader, along...

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