Anti Drug-Drive

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

3 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in Jhenidah, Mymensingh ‘gunfights’

Three alleged drug peddlers are killed in “gunfights” with law enforcers in Jhenidah and Mymensingh districts.

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018

‘Drug trader’ killed in Sherpur ‘gunfight’

A suspected drug-trader is killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Chunierchar in Sherpur Sadar upazila.

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

‘Drug peddler’ killed in ‘gunfight'

An alleged drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with police in Bhairab municipality of Kishoreganj early yesterday.

June 6, 2018
June 6, 2018

CHRI concerned over deaths in 'shootouts'

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has condemned the recent deaths of scores of people in so-called shootouts in Bangladesh.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Of Akram, accountability, Joseph and justice

The government of Bangladesh has declared a war on narcotics. It has proclaimed its intent to uproot the scourge of drugs from the land. “None will be spared”, came the stern warning from the authorities. Rapid Action Battalion, the elite law enforcement agency (LEA), swung into action from the first day of the holy month of Ramadan. Other agencies, including the police, were not to be left behind.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Bodi's family members under ACC scanner

The Anti-Corruption Commission is inquiring into alleged amassing of illegal wealth by Abdur Rahman Bodi's brothers, nephew, cousin and cousin's wife, but the ruling party lawmaker himself remains out of the probe.

June 4, 2018
June 4, 2018

EU for probing deaths of ‘criminal suspects’

The European Union (EU) Delegation in Dhaka urges the authorities concerned to investigate all incidents involving the deaths of alleged criminal suspects in Bangladesh with due processes.