Emrul Hasan Bappi

Covering Human Rights, Crime & Justice

April 13, 2022
April 13, 2022

Humayun Azad murder case: After 18 years, verdict due today

A Dhaka court is set to deliver verdict over the murder of Prof Humayun Azad after 18 long years as the alleged negligence of investigators and prosecution delayed the trial completion.

April 12, 2022
April 12, 2022

Azad to Avijit: Deadly cost of freethinking

Both of them shared some common principles and championed the causes of freethought and secularism. And both met the same fate.

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 20, 2022
February 20, 2022

Churihatta fire tragedy: An outcome of greed and negligence

Despite being aware of the threats to life and property, Hazi Wahed Mansion owners still rented out the residential property to set up five warehouses for flammable materials in order to make extra...

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.

February 11, 2022
February 11, 2022

87,600 hours and counting

Numbers in the quest for justice in Sagar-Runi murder keep getting longer as investigators continue to fail to make any headway in the investigation.

February 3, 2022
February 3, 2022

Killing of 3 Mirpur boys: 7 years on, no answer

On February 22, 2015, three adolescent boys were shot dead in the capital’s Mirpur area during a violent political movement, on suspicion that they were arsonists linked to the opposition party.