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Vandalism

Arrest warrant against Annee

Arrest warrant against Annee

A Dhaka court today issued an arrest warrant against BNP leader Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Annee and three other activists after cancelling their bail in three vandalism cases. Metropolitan Magistrate Tareq Mainul Islam Bhuiyan passed the order as they failed to appear before the court today. The three BNP activists are Nur Mohammad, Selim Uddin and Taleb Mahmud. The cases were filed with Paltan and Shahjahanpur Police Stations for creating anarchy, vandalising and torching vehicles on March 2 and March 6 last year. The court also deferred the hearing on charge framing against...

Charges against Fakhrul, Moudud, 39 others accepted

Charges against Fakhrul, Moudud, 39 others accepted

A Dhaka Court today accepted the charges against BNP leaders Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Moudud Ahmed, Mirza Abbas and 38 others for assaulting police and torching vehicles last year. After scrutinising the case dockets, Metropolitan Magistrate SM Ashiqur Rahman passed the order. Detective Branch of police submitted two separate charge sheets to Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's...

'Tk 110b lost in political unrest'

'Tk 110b lost in political unrest'

This Star photo taken on May 5, 2013 shows activists of Hefajat-e Islam clash with law enforcers in Motijheel area in the capital.

Greens demand punishment to Sk Jamal attackers

Greens demand punishment to Sk Jamal attackers

Condemning Friday's vandalism of Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club at the capital's Dhanmondi-8 playground premises, green activists today demanded punitive action against perpetrators involved with the incident. A vested group has been plotting against the green activists who have been trying to protect the playground from grabbers, they alleged at a press conference at Ramesh...

Hindu houses attacked on Facebook rumours

At least 28 houses of Hindus were ransacked at Bakhsitarampur village in Homna upazila of Comilla on Sunday in an attack prompted by rumours that Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) had been defamed in Facebook posts by some Hindus. Police have arrested 12 people for instigating violence and resorting to vandalism, Md Tofazzal Hossain Miah, deputy commissioner of Comilla, told The Daily Star yesterday.   Police, quoting witnesses, said several hundred people from Panchkipta village stormed the homes of Hindu families at the...

ASSAULT ON DOCTORS

Birdem sues DMP officer

Birdem sues DMP officer

The authorities of Birdem General Hospital today filed a case against a Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) officer for instigating attack on three doctors of the hospital following the death of a patient a week ago. Additional Superintendent ABM Masud Hossain was withdrawn Wednesday following angry protests and a two-day work abstention by the aggrieved...

18 hurt, shops burnt as DU students, booksellers clash

18 hurt, shops burnt as DU students, booksellers clash

At least 18 people including 16 students of Dhaka University were injured in a clash with shopkeepers in Nilkhet book market adjacent to the campus in the capital this afternoon. More than eight bookshops were torched and eight others vandalised during the clash. The clash ensued after some shopkeepers beat up Noor, a first year...

18 injured in Natore, Patuakhali post-poll violence

At least 18 people were injured and five houses and a campaign office of Awami League vandalised during the post-poll violence in Natore and Patuakhali today. Sporadic clashes between the supporters of chairman candidates affiliated with ruling Awami League and BNP left eight people injured in Baraigram upazila of Natore. In Patuakhali, at least 10 people were injured when the supporters of BNP and AL rebel candidates attacked on AL-blessed aspirant in Dumki upazila. A campaign office of AL and five houses...

Khoka now free to walk out of jail

Khoka now free to walk out of jail

BNP Vice-Chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka secured six-month bail from the High Court today in three cases including one for killing sub-inspector Md Shahjahan in May last year. With the HC bail order, there is now no legal bar to Khoka's release from jail, barrister Saqeb Mahbub, a lawyer of Khoka, told The Daily Star. Earlier Khoka secured bail from the HC in six other cases filed over arson and vandalism charges. A HC bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Zafar Ahmed granted the bail today after holding hearing on three separate bail petitions filed by Khoka challenging a lower court's rejection order. On February 10, a Dhaka court rejected the BNP leader's...

BNP, Jamaat attack Hindu village in Jessore

BNP, Jamaat attack Hindu village in Jessore

BNP-Jamaat activists vandalised and looted 130 houses and torched 10 others at a Hindu village in Abhaynagar upazila of Jessore tonight.

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