Md Shahed alias Sayeed was arrested in September 2021 after police found his involvement in the theft of readymade garment products from goods-laden lorries on their way to the Chattogram port for shipment.
Says young man who landed in jail pretending to be Rabiul
There are two ways to bring back the accused. One is through a cooperation between India and the UAE authorities, and the other through coordinated efforts by Interpol.
A man accused of killing a policeman in Bangladesh launched a jeweller’s in Dubai yesterday.
The jewellery store is set to be inaugurated by Bangladesh cricket superstar Shakib Al Hasan in Dubai today
The owner of the ill-fated seven-storey building in Siddikbazar constructed its basement and the two top floors without approval from Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha, detectives have said.
One year into the brutal murder of Tanwir Muhammad Taqi, Rab said it had cracked the murder mystery, identified the killers and even prepared a draft probe report.
It has been almost six years since four Awami League men disappeared after police allegedly picked them up from a village in Raipura, Narsingdi.
It will also send a negative message to other countries and discourage foreign tourists from visiting Bangladesh's prime tourist destinations, the tour operators said
The massive popularity of Narsingdi’s Shibpur Upazila Parishad Chairman Harunur Rashid Khan and the possibility of him contesting in the next general election might be reasons behind Saturday’s gun attack on him.
Mujibur Rahman and his family were eagerly preparing for his daughter’s and his niece’s wedding in Madaripur’s Shibchar.
It seems nothing can stop organised criminal gangs from stealing machines, materials and different kinds of equipment from Bagerhat’s Rampal coal-based thermal power plant.
Rapid Action Battalion arrested 17 members of newly formed militant outfit Jama’atul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya and three members of Kuki-Chin National Front (KNF) following a daylong gunfight in Bandarban’s Thanchi upazila yesterday.
A woman and her 10-year-old twin daughters, who were rescued in critical condition from their flat in the capital’s Uttara early yesterday, had not eaten for at least four days.
The Criminal Investigation Department has found involvement of at least 30 people in laundering Tk 2,000 crore while investigating a case filed against two Faridpur brothers Sajjad Hossain Barkat and Imtiaz Hasan Rubel.
Jama’atul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya posed a bigger security threat than any militant outfit ever did, law enforcers said.
Two young men -- Shibbir Ahmed and Abdur Razzak -- went missing from Sylhet in March 2021. Their families have never heard from them since.
Readymade garment manufacturer A Plus Sweater Ltd had sent an RMG consignment to Chattogram Port from its Gazipur factory on eight covered vans on October 29 last year for shipment to Brazil.
Kazi Ziaul Haque Tuhin had lost all hope. Amid family troubles, his business was facing losses, and brokers who promised to send him abroad ultimately cheated him.
He has been actively involved in Awami League politics in the capital’s Kalyanpur area for over a decade. Local ruling party leaders know him quite well.
When construction of the metro rail from Uttara to Agargaon began in the capital five years ago, the word ‘hardship’ became synonymous with the residents of Mirpur and the surrounding areas.
Suspended Gazipur mayor Jahangir Alam embezzled Tk 2.6 crore of city corporation money using a fake city corporation bank account.
It was a fateful night for Fazilatunnesa’s family. Ruling party men stormed her house in Wari at midnight, just two nights before the BNP's December 10 grand rally -- killing one of her sons and whisking away another son. All these happened because of her grandson's involvement with BNP's politics, she said.
Many hoteliers and owners of shared living facilities in the capital are facing losses due to a sharp decline in guests since the ongoing police drives started on December 1.
Ishaq Islam, president of a union unit of pro-BNP Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, and 300 others blocked Narayanganj Ring Road on November 20, blasted crude bombs, and vandalised vehicles, according to a case filed against them.
Failing to get any evidence of murder during the month-long investigation, Detective Brach of police is now also looking into whether Buet student Fardin Noor Parash was killed in an accident, or whether he committed suicide.
A new militant outfit has received funds from donors in the country and at least six Bangladeshi expatriates, said Rab and counterterrorism officers.
Suspended Gazipur City Corporation Mayor Mohammad Jahangir Alam may have pocketed at least Tk 1.57 crore from the city corporation fund in the pretext of celebrating Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary in 2020, according to an internal investigation by the city authorities.
Seventy-three percent victims of various crimes committed in 2018 never reported those to cops, reveals a survey commissioned by Bangladesh Police.
Complaints about police’s involvement in various crimes continue to pile up thanks to lenient disciplinary measures that embolden errant cops, say criminologists and legal experts.
The Gazipur City Corporation has resumed widening streets and construction of drains and footpaths without compensating those who lost land for the development work.
Several Bangladeshi mob bosses holed up abroad have been pulling the strings behind criminal activities here with the authorities unable to bring them back for trial.
As members of a powerful syndicate, they allegedly manipulated tenders left and right and took cuts from numerous contracts across government offices in Faridpur.
Desperate to lift her family out of poverty, Roksana (real name withheld) flew to Mauritius three years ago to work as a sewing machine operator.
Sanwar Hossain joined Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in 2000, influenced by none other than the banned outfit’s then supremo Shaikh Abdur Rahman.
When the Department of Youth Development (DYD) last year prepared a list of 1,175 officers to be promoted to a higher position, Rafiqul Islam Sheikh’s position was 497.
Accidents at unprotected level crossings continue to claim lives as decisions taken at an inter-ministerial meeting around one and a half years back to curb such fatalities remained largely unimplemented.
Mirpur-10 roundabout has become a nightmare for commuters, as parked vehicles, hawkers and garbage have made gridlocks a constant presence there.
People going to their hometowns from Dhaka to spend Eid suffered immensely due to shortage of buses, long tailbacks on the highways and delayed trains.
Militant group Neo-JMB, which carried out a deadly attack at a Gulshan restaurant in 2016, currently has no strength to carry out another attack, but officers and security analysts see several other groups as threats.
The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit is going to start a long-overdue process of deradicalising militants inside prisons from this month.
Most gold smuggling cases see no headway due to insufficient evidence, as investigating police officers fail to glean vital information from the arrestees during interrogation and subsequent investigation.
Withdrawal of the existing 5 percent advance tax on gold import has been proposed in the budget for fiscal 2022-23 to encourage import of the precious metal through formal channel and discourage its smuggling.
The government is set to withdraw a 5 per cent advance tax on the import of gold in the fiscal year of 2022-23 to encourage the import of the precious metal through formal channels and discourage smuggling.
A police team is scheduled to reach Dhaka from Oman in the morning today with Sumon Shikder Musa, a key suspect of the murders of a city Awami League leader and a college student in late March.
Over 30 tonnes of gold legally brought to the country by travellers last year were smuggled to India, according to an estimate by customs and CID officers.
Around one and a half years after the recovery of a human skeleton from inside a building’s wall in the capital’s Shewrapara, investigators still could not identify the victim and unearth the mystery despite making various efforts.
Law enforcers are yet to wrap up the investigation of any of the 53 cases filed in the capital over the May 2013 Hefajat mayhem.
Although the brutal attack on writer Humayun Azad was an act of extremist militancy, soon after the incident police tried to frame the political opponents of the then BNP-Jamaat coalition government in the case.
Law enforcers have no clue about the whereabouts of top JMB militant Salahuddin Ahmed alias Salehin, a fugitive death row convict of Prof Humayun Azad murder case.
Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) supremo Shaikh Abdur Rahman had directed his younger brother and the outfit’s military commander Ataur Rahman Sunny to kill Prof Humayun Azad for writing the book “Pak Sar Jamin Sad Bad”.
Both of them shared some common principles and championed the causes of freethought and secularism. And both met the same fate.
The speed at which the National Emergency Helpline (999) responds to distress calls is much slower than that of developed countries due to an outdated operating system and manpower shortage.
Sitting at his desk with headphones on, helpline (999) operator Anik Sen heard the cry of a baby right after he pressed the receive button to attend a distress call.
Dhaka city dwellers fear that congestion on streets is going to be even more unbearable with the schools and colleges staying open for the better part of Ramadan.
Naim Hossain Sujan thought he would not make it out alive. Lured in with the promise of a well-paying job in France, the 22-year-old from Shariatpur ended up in a ruthless cycle of human trafficking, controlled by a racket in India.
It was an early January afternoon. A bus was trundling towards Mirpur-10 from Pallabi, picking up anyone who would raise their hands from the side of the road.
Almost a year after the brutal murder of Tanwir Muhammad Taqi, the draft of a Rab probe report got leaked in the media, revealing the involvement of 11 people, including Ajmeri Osman, in the killing.