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10 Jubo League men charged with killing Milky

10 Jubo League men charged with killing Milky

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) pressed charges against 11 people including 10 Jubo League activists for killing the party leader Riazul Haque Khan Milky last year. Milky, organising secretary of the Dhaka city (south) unit of Jubo League, was gunned down in the capital’s Gulshan area on July 30. The charge-sheeted Jubo League activists are: Shakhawat...

Indian held for betting

Indian held for betting

An Indian citizen was arrested at Mirpur in Dhaka today on charge of betting in cricket matches, police said. Otonu Datta, who, according to his passport, lives in Regent Park area of the West Bengal city of Kolkata, was picked up around 2:00pm, Imtiaz Ahmed, deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (Mirpur division), told...

Editorial

Changing face of organised crime

IN the latest twist of spiralling crimes in the country, law enforcers busted a den that turned out to be a torture centre in DOHS, one of the city's posh residential areas. It is not merely shocking to find that the gang had managed to disguise their nefarious activities for as long as six months but also the composition of those complicit in the crimes perpetrated are all university students with one being affiliated to the ruling party student...

Rab seals off fake orsaline factory in capital

Rab seals off fake orsaline factory in capital

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion yesterday sealed off yet another illegal factory in the capital that produced fake orsaline and market those in the name of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). The mobile court conducted a drive at Uttar Badda in the afternoon, and sentenced two people to different...

Rab discovers torture cell in Baridhara DOHS

Rab discovers torture cell in Baridhara DOHS

Rapid Action Battalion yesterday uncovered a horrifying torture cell in the capital's Baridhara DOHS and arrested 12 people, including a BCL leader of Dhaka University hall unit, in this connection. Three of the arrested, Omar Faruk, Al- Imran and Muntasir Rahman, are students of Dhaka University. Al-Imran is also the senior vice president of...

2 robbers killed in Noakhali ‘gunfight’ with Rab

2 robbers killed in Noakhali ‘gunfight’ with Rab

Two robbers were killed in an alleged 'gunfight' with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Companyganj in Noakhali early today. The deceased were identified as Jabed, 28, son of Bechu Mia of Char Elahi union and his bodyguard Sumon, 31, son of Shahjahan Mia of Sandip in Chittagong. A group of robbers was...

Ctg Jeweller Abduction

Law enforcers not involved

A police investigation has found involvement of neither any law enforcement agencies nor any of their members in the abduction of Chittagong city jewellery businessman Mridul Chowdhury who was found abandoned in Comilla six days later this February. A three-member probe committee interrogated eight people including the victim's wife, a friend, and a Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) officer, and inspected some documents. The three-page report was submitted to the police headquarters in Dhaka yesterday. According to family members, Mridul was abducted...

3 robbers killed in Sundarbans 'gunfight'

3 robbers killed in Sundarbans 'gunfight'

Three robbers were killed in a gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion in the Sundarbans under Sharankhola range of Bagerhat this morning. Two of the dead were identified as Qader alias Baro Bhai and Kalyan (full names were not known), reports our Bagerhat correspondent. The victims were members of a robber gang, locally...

Editorial

Criminals getting away scot free

TWO incidents of abduction of young men in different quarters of the city by men apparently in the elite law enforcement agency Rab uniforms has sent shock waves through society at large. It is with some consternation we are witnessing the picking up of individuals by people in plainclothes or in uniform who almost always fail to produce any arrest warrant. And equally disturbing is the allegation that when family members go to the nearest police station to get...

THE THIRD VIEW

PM's claim of “rule of law” now at stake

THE figures are unbelievable. But even more unbelievable is the response (or the lack of it) by the officials and the government.  However, the real tragedy is that there has been no serious outcry from the people in general against, what is clearly the most flagrant, dangerous and nation-destroying abuse of power by the very people entrusted to dispense justice and establish the rule of law. Day after day people are being killed by law enforcers (shall we still call...

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Gujarat model a myth

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