Seven members of the Detective Branch of police were sentenced to 12 years imprisonment yesterday for kidnapping a businessman and taking ransom.
UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.
After Rashedul Islam’s wife eloped with a man, he was desperate to get her back. Rashed and his wife have a seven-year-old child.
Shahinoor Begum left no stone unturned in the search for her kidnapped son even though everyone told her that there was no hope.
Three people involved with the MN Larma faction of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) have been abducted, police said.
A union parishad member has been abducted by an armed group from his residence in Rangamati’s Kaptai upazila.
Police have rescued a boy and arrested four people who abducted him in Dinajpur after responding to a call to emergency helpline 999.
A lawyer who represented and secured bail for a group accused in a fraud case, later became their victim after the group abducted his son.
The Bengaluru police arrest four employees of a private IT company for allegedly kidnapping their boss for not paying salaries for several months.
A Hindu schoolgirl kidnapped from Chailabunia village under Galachipa upazila of Patuakhali 12 days ago, is yet to be rescued while the accused is allegedly threatening the victim's family to withdraw the case.
A court here yesterday sentenced four people to death for killing a battery-run easy-bike driver in 2014.
A 13-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents are killed has been found alive in a rural town about an hour from her home, authorities say.
Police yesterday rescued a four-year-old boy from Dhaka's Bijoynagar area, two days after he had been kidnapped.
Moments before being released by his abductors, an Awami League leader was threatened with death in “crossfire” and forced to sign two sets of blank papers and stamp papers each.
Two persons, allegedly involved in the abduction and murder of schoolboy Dev Dutt, were killed in a “gunfight” with police in Kushtia's Mirpur upazila early yesterday.
Police have found two Awami League men and their associates involved in the abduction of green activist Mihir Biswas in the capital's Shyamoli on March 3, investigators said yesterday.
A businessman remained traceless for six days after some people identifying themselves as detectives had abducted him from his house in the capital's Bashundhara Residential Area, said his family members.
The captors of journalist Utpal Das had demanded ransom from him and his family several times, but they never seemed to really want the money. During the 71 days of his captivity, the kidnappers repeatedly asked Utpal to pay money for his release. His father too got phone calls from Utpal's phone twice after his abduction on October 10 from the capital's Dhanmondi area, Days after the abduction, but the caller did not say how and when they want the money to be sent.
Poet and writer Farhad Mazhar yesterday insisted he was a victim of abduction, rejecting law enforcers' claim that it was a stage-managed drama.