Muntakim Saad

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

DMP Drives Against Narcotics: 13,942 arrested in last 8 months

Dhaka Metropolitan Police have arrested at least 13,942 people in around 9,821 drug cases in the eight months from January to August. But despite this, drug trading in the capital is yet to show...

September 29, 2021
September 29, 2021

Crystal meth creeps up on city

There is a growing market for highly addictive drug crystal meth in the capital, operated mostly through encrypted messaging apps, officials have found out.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Extradition of Sohel Rana hangs in the balance

The extradition of suspended Banani police inspector Sohel Rana, who was held by Indian Border Security Forces for trespassing, is uncertain as Delhi police are yet respond to Dhaka’s call.

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

A visa scam run from abroad

Introducing herself at times as a consular general at Australian immigration services and at times as a ruling party leader aspiring to be an MP in Bangladesh, she would lure people to apply for...

September 1, 2021
September 1, 2021

2 CID men ‘framed trader for murder’

Two police officers -- a special superintendent and a sub-inspector of the Criminal Investigation Department -- allegedly confined a trader to the CID headquarters for about three days and then...

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

Abducted Abroad: Desperations of father trying to free son in Iraq

Around 9:00am on August 3, Badal Mia was selling fish on a pavement  in the capital’s Karwan Bazar when he received a video message on imo messaging app.  

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

Human Trafficking: Victims still stranded in India

Some of the girls trafficked to India and forced into prostitution by a transnational racket are still stranded in the neighbouring country, while a few, including a minor, are yet to be traced.

August 22, 2021
August 22, 2021

‘Meth trade in the hands of a few’

Alongside yaba, drug traders are now peddling the high-priced synthetic drug crystal meth, also called “ice”, according to narcotics officials.

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

Cases against Pori, Others: Little progress as probe keeps changing hands

The probe in the cases filed against Pori Moni, two models and some others has been hindered due to frequent changes in the agencies in charge of the investigation.

July 13, 2021
July 13, 2021

Even bleaker days await them now

Still reeling from Thursday’s fire tragedy, workers of Hashem Foods Limited now hang in the dark over their salary and Eid bonus payment, as the factory suspended its activities, and its owner and...