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  • 15 lakh Yaba pills seized

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) seized about 15 lakh yaba tablets worth an estimated Tk 75 crore on the street and arrested 12 people

  • 8 fake DB members held

    Rapid Action Battalion arrested eight people for allegedly posing as Detective Branch members in Dhanmondi area of Dhaka last night.

  • BNP discusses militancy issue with diplomats

    Diplomats of different missions in Bangladesh hold a meeting with BNP leaders at the party’s chairperson’s office at Gulshan in Dhaka this afternoon to discuss militancy issue and present political situation in the country.

  • Cops release stunning pictures of Dhaka terrorists’ den

    Police release stunning and chilling pictures of what was found inside the terrorists’ den at Kalyanpur in Dhaka that give a glimpse of the militants’ life.

  • A minibus part of a Japanese convoy, as relatives of victims of an attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery and the O'Kitchen Restaurant, visited the site, in Dhaka.

    Bodies of 7 Japanese victims reach Tokyo

    Bodies of the seven Japanese nationals who were killed in a militant attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in Bangladesh capital Dhaka return to home soil Tuesday morning.

  • 'Robber' killed in 'gunfight' with Rab

    An alleged robber was killed in a “gunfight” with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Char Chandia union of Sonagazi upazila early Saturday.

  • 'Robber' killed in 'gunfight'

    An alleged robber was killed in a “gunfight” with police in Magura sadar upazila early yesterday.

  • Police launch drive against militants

    In the wake of recent spate of targeted killings, including that of SP Babul Akter's wife on Sunday, the police department is

  • Sundarbans robbers’ surrender stayed on bad weather

    Rapid Action Battalion postpones a programme at Mongla upazila of Bagerhat where a gang of robbers were scheduled to formally surrender in presence of Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan.

  • Rab says it has four in its custody

    Families have all along alleged that their loved ones were picked up by law enforcers, who denied the claim. Now, weeks after nine

  • UP polls violence claims 10 lives

    Thus far reported, 10 people are killed in Jamalpur, Chittagong, Noakhali and Comilla districts in separate incidents of violence during the fifth phase of union parishad polls.

  • 'Robber' killed in 'gunfight' with Rab

    An alleged robber gang leader was killed in a "gunfight" between his cohorts and Rapid Action Battalion in Chandpai range of the

  • Accused held over using bamboo in Chuadanga building

    Rapid Action Battalion members have detained the prime accused in a case filed over substituting bamboo sticks for iron rods in the construction of a government-funded biological research centre in Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga.

  • ‘Robber’ killed in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ with Rab

    A suspected robber is killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and members of Rapid Action Battalion at Mrigamari of the Sundarbans in Mongla upazila of Bagerhat.

  • Sherpur

    3 Garo men missing for over 2 weeks

    Three Garo men, who were picked up from Sherpur and Mymensingh more than two weeks ago, are still missing.

  • 10 held for ‘Gazipur ATM booth robbery’

    Ten robbers including the alleged mastermind have been arrested in connection with looting Tk 1.74 crore from an ATM booth of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited in Gazipur on March 3, Rapid Action Battalion claims.

  • 2 killed in 'shootout' in Ctg

    Two alleged robbers were killed in a "gunfight" with Rapid Action Battalion in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong early yesterday.

  • 32 wild birds, monkeys rescued in Tongi

    The forest department with the help of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) rescue 30 wild birds and two Rhesus monkeys at a bird market at Tongi in Gazipur.

  • grenades

    Grenades, arms, ammo found at Bogra blast site

    A bomb disposal team recovers at least twenty grenades, firearms and ammunition from a building in Sherpur upazila of Bogra where two people were killed in a bomb explosion yesterday.

  • SC lawyer, 32 others charged

    Rapid Action Battalion yesterday pressed charges against Supreme Court lawyer barrister Shakila Farzana and 32 others in a case filed for their links with Shaheed Hamja Brigade, a Chittagong-based militant group.

  • SC lawyer Shakila, 32 others charged with funding militancy

    Rapid Action Battalion presses charges against Supreme Court lawyer Shakila Farjana and 32 others in a case filed for funding a Chittagong-based militant group.

  • Rab man killed in Uttara road crash

    A Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) member is killed in a road accident in Dhaka’s Uttara area.

  • 'Criminal' killed in 'shootout'

    An alleged criminal was killed in a "shootout" with Rapid Action Battalion at Tongi in Gazipur early yesterday.

  • ‘Criminal’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab in Tongi

    An alleged criminal is killed in a “gunfight” with the members of Rapid Action Battalion in Tongi river port area of Gazipur.

  • Trial of Tareque Sayeed to go on

    The High Court yesterday cleared the way for a lower court to continue the trial proceedings against sacked Rapid Action Battalion official Lt Col (retd) Tareque Sayeed Mohammad in the Narayanganj seven-murder case.

  • 7 'traffickers' held

    The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday detained seven suspected traffickers on charges of illegally sending a Bangladeshi national to Libya and realising ransom from his family.

  • 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.

  • illegal arms trader

    1 held with arms, ammo in Chapainawabganj

    Rapid Action Battalion detains an alleged illegal arms trader and seized arms and ammunition from his possession in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj.

  • 4 'robbers' killed in 'gunfight'

    Four people were killed yesterday in what law enforcers described as a gunfight during a crackdown by the Rapid Action Battalion and Bangladesh Coast Guard on robbers in the Sundarbans.

  • 4 Sundarbans ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfight’

    Four alleged robbers are killed in what lawmen describe as gunfight during a joint crackdown of Rapid Action Battalion and Bangladesh Coast Guard in the Sarankhola range of the Sundarbans under Bagerhat district.