Covers Militancy, Cross-Border Crime, Human Rights
Back in 1996, Lokman Hakim alias Liton was still a student. But early on in life, he had a brush with law, when he abducted a girl.
An aide of Awami League leader Jahidul Islam Tipu hired the hitman and gave him a gun to have Tipu assassinated, according to the confessional statement of hitman Masum Mohammad Akash.
He was once a preacher, giving sermons at different waz-mahfils. At the time, he was merely a Jamaat-Shibir activist in Satkhira’s Kalaroa upazila.
At least five people took part in the killing of Jahidul Islam Tipu, former general secretary of Motijheel Awami League, in the capital’s Shahjahanpur a week ago.
Using the “add money” option of mobile financial services (MFS), several syndicates are looting money by hacking into users’ online bank accounts and credit cards.
It takes Anwar Hossain, a 60-year-old cook at a mess in the capital’s Farmgate, about an hour to make a trip to the nearest deep tube-well, get 10 litres of water, and return home.
Police have arrested a man on charges of vandalising idols in a Hindu temple in the capital’s Khilgaon on Monday.
Inside the torture cell, when there was no water, urine was offered as a substitute.
It’s an organised gang that mostly operates in government hospitals. It targets those that come for treatment from outside Dhaka, feed them sedatives, and loot their valuables as the victims fall...
It was corruption at a massive scale, undertaken by a single family.