Covering Human Rights, Crime & Justice
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.
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.
Several important cases, which went on for years, were disposed of in Dhaka’s lower courts in 2021, amid the pandemic.
Twenty Buet students were handed death sentence and five others life imprisonment this month for the murder of their fellow student Abrar Fahad inside a university dorm on October 7, 2019.
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.
The parents of slain Buet student Abrar Fahad said they do not want to see anyone else being killed by fellow students on university campuses like their son was.
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.
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.
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.
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.