With edible oil fast vanishing from retailers’ shelves in the wake of a supply crunch, a retired government official turned out to be on the list of hoarders after stockpiling 512 litres of soybean oil.
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 profit.
To prevent suicides, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has recently started working with Facebook and TikTok to get information about social-media users who are vulnerable to self-harming tendencies.
During the day, they make “TikTok” videos for the streaming app, just like any other youth. But when the light dims, they go out on a different mission -- breaking into people’s residences and stealing their valuables.
No “gunfight” took place in the country between law enforcers and criminals since December 10 last when the United States imposed human rights-related sanctions on the Rapid Action Battalion and seven of its top officials.