Emrul Hasan Bappi

Covering Human Rights, Crime & Justice

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.

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 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Sony, Dwip Murder Trials: Neglected, they see no closure

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.

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 9, 2021
December 9, 2021

This must not happen to any other child

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.

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.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Farmers Bank Loan Scam: Ex-chief justice Sinha gets 11yrs

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.