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  • Militant Abu among 4 killed in C’nawabganj militant den: Cops

    SWAT end operation 'Eagle Hunt' in Chapainawabganj's Shibganj after two days, resulting in casualty of four people including Neo JMB leader Rafiqul Islam, alias Abu.

  • IGP slams leaders for comments on anti-militancy drive

    Terming some political leaders’ comments over the recent anti-militancy drives across the country “irresponsible”, Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Haque says they were trying to demean the law enforcers’ effort to curb militancy.

  • A bridegroom’s dilemma amid Borohat raid

    It was meant to be the happiest moment for Ashikur Rahman Shukur’s life as he was going tie the knot but a sudden anti-militant raid in the area and the subsequent section 144 clamped in the two-kilometre radius added misery to his celebration.

  • Cops release stunning pictures of Dhaka terrorists’ den

    Police release stunning and chilling pictures of what was found inside the terrorists’ den at Kalyanpur in Dhaka that give a glimpse of the militants’ life.

  • Anti-militancy drive and crossfire….

    We should feel happy that the police have been able to round up 189 'listed militants'. It speaks of the very good intelligence of the intelligence agencies that they have been able to cull the names of the militants and their address too, but the question is why they had to wait for the special drive and not pick them up sooner. What one interested in now is how the police deal with the 'listed extremists'.

  • Opinion: Anti-militancy drive and the mockery

    Banned outfit Hizb-ut Tahrir pasting posters through Dhaka poses questions to the quality of the anti-militancy drive. Are the cops serious about this drive? If so, how can a bunch of militants openly paste posters in the city without getting caught?

  • Blatant abuse of power

    Incidents of police arresting people facing no criminal charges run counter to a Supreme Court verdict against the police's century-old discretionary powers of arrest on suspicion.

  • Arrest 'trade' goes on

    Muhammad Jahidul Islam is an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League. His entire family strongly supports the Awami League. Yet, in the case filed against Jahid, Sub-Inspector Anwarul Islam of Khoksa Police Station mentioned that the accused was held on suspicion that he and some others had met to plan subversive activities to topple the government.

  • Over 2,100 BNP men held during spl crackdown: Rizvi

    Over 2,100 leaders and activists of BNP are so far arrested by law enforcers during the ongoing anti-militancy crackdown, the party’s Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed claims.