• International Crimes Tribunal

    War crimes: Arrest warrants issued for 2 men

    A war crimes tribunal issues arrest warrants against two men, including a former leader of Habiganj chapter Awami League, over crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Tonu’s parents call DNA test findings a clear path to justice

    The parents of Sohagi Jahan Tonu expresses satisfaction over the DNA test report by the Criminal Investigation Department, saying the positive results of the test are a clear path to justice.

  • Cops link major killings to hanging of war criminals

    Police say they see a link between some major murders with the execution of some convicted war criminals. Blames have been put on a group "who were of anti-liberation spirit and are against the war trials."

  • Pir hacked to death in Rajshahi

    A Pir (spiritual leader) has been hacked to death in Rajshahi’s Tanor upazila in a fashion that bears the hallmark of previous murders of bloggers and secular activists. This killing is the latest in the spate of grisly murders that has been haunting the north since last year.

  • Killings aimed at harming religious harmony: Minister

    The recent killings have been carried out to harm religious harmony across the country, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says.

  • Ansar Al Islam claims responsibility

    Militant outfit Ansar Al Islam or the Bangladesh branch of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has reportedly claimed responsibility for the murder of LGBT magazine editor and his friend.

  • Case over prison guard murder, 1 arrested

    Four people and upto five anonymous others have been sued over the murder of the Kashimpur prison guard who was shot dead in broad daylight near country’s largest high-security jail.

  • Kalabagan twin murder: Family, cops sue unknown attackers

    Two cases have been filed – one by family over the murders and the other by police for assault on a cop – in connection with yesterday's gruesome Kalabagan double murders. No one has been arrested yet.

  • ‘Shibir man’ held over RU professor killing

    A person has been detained in connection with the murder of Prof AFM Reazul Karim Siddiquee, a professor of Rajshahi University.

  • RU teacher killing: Unknown people sued, ‘IS claims responsibility’

    Police say they have found similarities between the murder of RU teacher Rezaul Karim Siddiquee and the killings of blogger and secular activists, pointing to the use of sharp weapons to cause heavy damage from rear. Slain professor's son sues anonymous people for the murder, which, US-based SITE Intelligence Group says, was claimed by militant group Islamic State.

  • Man stabbed to death

    A man was stabbed to death by unidentified criminals at Siddikbazar in the capital's Old Dhaka yesterday when he was going to Fulbaria

  • Missing friend of Tonu's brother returns

    Mizanur Rahman, a friend of the younger brother of slain college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, returns home safely 16 days after he went missing from Comilla.

  • Nazim murder: JnU students threaten strike Sunday

    Jagannath University students threaten to go for an all-out strike on the campus on Sunday demanding arrest of their fellow Nazim’s killers.

  • Freedom fighter killed by ‘robbers’ in Gazipur

    Armed robbers have allegedly broken into the house of a freedom fighter and shot him dead in Gazipur city.

  • Muezzin killed inside Old Dhaka mosque

    Unknown assailants have stabbed dead a muezzin inside a mosque in Old Dhaka’s Islampur area. Police recovered the body from the stairs of the mosque. However, any motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.

  • Tonu murder: CID records parents’ statement

    Criminal Investigation Department of police recorded statements from slain Sohagi Jahan Tonu’s parents in connection with her murder.

  • Crime scene cleaning may mislead trial process: NHRC chief

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman says the cleaning of the crime scene in the Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder case may mislead the trial process.

  • Voice for justice gets louder

    With no visible progress in the investigation, protests continued across the country yesterday, demanding justice for Sohagi Jahan Tonu who was killed inside Comilla Cantonment area on March 20.

  • Asaduzzaman Khan

    DB now investigating Tonu murder

    Detective Branch (DB) of police investigates Comilla Victoria college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder case.

  • IS claims Christian convert killing in Kurigram: SITE

    Islamic State claimed responsibility of yesterday’s murder of a Christian convert in Kurigram, “terror monitoring” body SITE Intel Group says.

  • Bandarban UP chairman candidate shot dead

    Masked miscreants brandish guns and pick up an independent chairman candidate of the Union Parishad polls from his house before killing him in Bandarban’s Ruma upazila.

  • Criminals kill madrasa student

    Unidentified assailants have killed a madrasa student by slitting his throat in Kalai upazila of Joypurhat.

  • Jhenidah Shia preacher stabbed to death

    A Shia community preacher has been stabbed to death in Jhenidah’s Kaliganj upazila. Islamic State has allegedly claimed responsibility of the killing.

  • HC bins Tareque Sayeed’s plea to scrap 7-murder trial

    The High Court has rejected a plea filed by sacked Rab official Lt Col (retd) Tareque Sayeed Mohammad for scrapping the trial against him in Narayanganj seven-murder case.

  • Muggers kill youth, snatch Tk 2.9 lakh in Dhaka

    Unidentified miscreants shoot dead a youth to snatch Tk 2.9 lakh from his possession in broad daylight at Hazipara in capital Dhaka.

  • SC upholds death for Mir Quasem

    Supreme Court upholds death for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali in a war crimes case. Five-member bench of Appellate Division acquits the war criminal of a death penalty and two other jail terms.

  • War trial: Mir Quasem’s verdict tomorrow

    All eyes are on the Supreme Court, which is set to deliver the verdict tomorrow on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty amid comments from different persons including two ministers on the chief justice.

  • Banasree 2-kid murder probe handed to DB

    Detectives have been tasked with the probe into the death of two children - 14-year-old Nusrat Aman Aroni and her six-year-old brother Alvi Aman - in Dhaka’s Banasree area. According to law enforcers, they were killed by their mother Mahfuza Malek Jasmine.

  • 24 killed in attacks on minorities in 2015: report

    At least 262 incidents of repression on minorities take place across the country last year affecting 1,562 families, according to a report of Bangladesh Hindu- Buddhist-Christian Oikya Parishad.

  • Indigenous woman found dead in Gulshan

    Police recover a body of a indigenous woman in Gulshan of Dhaka. The body of the woman, aged around 28, is found with injury marks on her chest, neck and other parts, cops say.

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