Former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha was the principal beneficiary of the illegal loans approved for him in violation of the Farmers Bank’s credit policy, a Dhaka court observed in its verdict yesterday.
A journalist who wrote in favour of the Liberation War and against war criminals and war crimes, and suffered assaults because of it, was yesterday acquitted of charges in a case filed under the ICT Act in 2015 over a Facebook post.
The common goal of the Ansar al Islam militants who killed LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy was to clamp down on people’s freedom of expression and independent activities by creating terror in the country.
Police dropped the names of Ron Haque Sikder, managing director of Sikder Group, and his brother, from the investigation report of a case filed against them abducting, torturing and opening fire on two Exim Bank officials over permission for a loan.
Morzina Begum was waiting anxiously outside the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court in Dhaka Tuesday morning. Her younger son, Mohammad Hasan, was arrested by Hazaribagh police Monday night for being out during the lockdown.
An organised crime gang, in line with the instructions from Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed, played a role in spreading Covid-19 virus in the country by preparing fake test reports, a Rab probe has found.