SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015

Rapid Action Battalion

  • ‘Rapists’ of Garo woman on 10-day remand

    A Dhaka court places on 10-day remand two people arrested on charge of gang-raping a 21-year-old indigenous woman on May 21.

  • 'Drug peddler' killed in Dhaka 'shootout'

    An alleged drug peddler is killed in a "shootout" with Rapid Action Battalion at Motijheel in Dhaka.

  • 9 arrested on charges of kidnapping

    A group of nine persons are arrested on charges of kidnapping two men for ransom in Gazipur by the Rapid Action Batallion (Rab).

  • Opinion: A day to salute our media

    Time to stand proud of Bangladesh's media and the hard work, courage and doggedness the newsmen have shown in covering two important events – torture on DU student Abdul Kadar at Khilgaon police station and exposing the sex attackers of Pahela Baishakh.

  • Salahuddin Ahmed remains missing

    Opinion: Salauddin becomes another forgotten case?

    It seems we do not care that a man just disappeared into the blues amidst allegation that the law enforcing agency was behind the Houdini act. He seems to have gone down the annals of disappearance of the likes of Ilias Ali, Chowdhury Alam and labour leader Aminul Islam.

  • Trafficker, 2 ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfights’

    A human trafficker and two alleged robbers have killed in separate “gunfights” in Cox’s Bazar and the Sundarbans respectively. This is the second time in three days that police crossed swords with human traffickers of Cox’s Bazar after The Daily Star ran a series of reports on human trafficking.

  • ‘Rab feared in action’

    People fear Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in their action and activities, a top Rab officer says while making his point that there is no need for army deployment in the upcoming city corporation elections.

  • 4 arms suppliers 'linked to militancy' held in Ctg

    Rapid Action Battalion arrests four people in Chittagong city for their alleged involvement in supplying firearms to militant training camps.

  • Accused of Narayanganj murders charged

    ALMOST a year after the gruesome murders of seven men in Narayanganj, police have charged 35 individuals.

  • Nur, 3 Rab officials among 35 charged

    Nearly a year after the bloodcurdling seven-murder in Narayanganj, police submitted charge sheet in the case, naming 35 people, including prime accused Nur Hossain and three sacked Rab officials.

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