Chaitanya Chandra Halder

March 20, 2022
March 20, 2022

DB Informer Jalal Killing: Trial stuck in legal limbo

The half-decomposed body of Jalal, who drove the car of Detective Branch (DB) of police, was recovered from the overhead water tank of DB’s Minto Road headquarters on March 25, 1999.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Masterminds of Hussaini Dalan blasts: IO’s negligence kept them beyond law

The masterminds behind the 2015 Hussaini Dalan blasts had remained beyond the law due to the investigator’s utter negligence, said a Dhaka court.

March 11, 2022
March 11, 2022

‘Rehab had no clearance, licence’

The hospital -- where assistant superintendent of police Anisul Karim Shipon was allegedly tortured to death on November 9, 2020 -- had no government clearance and licence, found a police probe.

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Bribery hurts the image of govt officials

Being senior “government officials”, Khandaker Enamul Basir and Mizanur Rahman took and gave bribes, causing serious damage to the image of public servants, a Dhaka court said yesterday while...

February 14, 2022
February 14, 2022

PK Halder has laundered Tk 80cr to Canada

Proshanta Kumar Halder, the former managing director of NRB Global Bank, had laundered about Tk 80 crore to Canada, found the Anti-Corruption Commission found in its probe.

January 1, 2022
January 1, 2022

Looking back at 2021’s noteworthy judgments

Several important cases, which went on for years, were disposed of in Dhaka’s lower courts in 2021, amid the pandemic.

December 9, 2021
December 9, 2021

BUET student abrar murder verdict: 20 students get death

Twenty Buet students were sentenced to death yesterday for their direct involvement in the murder of a fellow student in a dorm room, an incident that shocked the nation two years ago.

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Killing of Six in Aminbazar: 13 sentenced to death, 19 to life

A Dhaka court yesterday sentenced 13 people to death and 19 others to life imprisonment for the killing of six students in Aminbazar on the outskirts of the capital more than 10 years ago.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

9 years of Tazreen tragedy: Victims don’t believe justice will ever be done

Trial proceedings of a lawsuit over Tazreen Fashions fire made no significant progress in six years as prosecutors kept failing to bring witnesses to court.

November 17, 2021
November 17, 2021

Allegation of Kishore’s Torture: PBI sees no evidence

There is no definite evidence that one or more people picked up cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore from home and tortured him physically and mentally in May last year, according to a police probe.