Arson

Cases filed against BNP men as they committed crimes: PM

Responding to BNP's allegation of facing too many cases, PM Hasina said that cases have been filed as they had committed such crimes adding that those who burnt people to death in the name of movement must be punished.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Living with old memories

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Abbas lands in jail after surrender

A Dhaka court sends BNP standing committee members Mirza Abbas to jail after his surrender before it in connection with two violence cases.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

Ashraf calls upon BNP to do peaceful politics

Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam calls upon BNP to return to the path of peaceful politics and shun the path of violence while addressing a rally at Bangabandhu Avenue celebrating the second anniversary of January 5 general elections.

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

Fakhrul gets 3-month bail on health ground

The High Court grants a three-month bail to BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in three arson and vandalism cases.

November 11, 2015
November 11, 2015

Verdict on Fakhrul’s bail petitions Nov 16

The High Court fixes November 16 for delivering judgement on three petitions filed by BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir seeking bail in three arson and vandalism cases.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Shawkat Mahmud gets ad-interim bail in 2 cases

The High Court grants ad-interim bail to former president of Jatiya Press Club Shawkat Mahmud for six months in two vandalism and arson cases.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Fakhrul sent to jail

A Dhaka court sends BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to jail after he surrendered before it over three violence cases.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Mahmudur among 9 indicted over Tejgaon arson

A Dhaka court frames charges against Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman and 8 others in an arson case of March 2013.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

Rizvi’s HC bail upheld

Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that had granted bail to BNP leader Rizvi Ahmed in two vandalism and arson cases.

July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015

Jatrabari arson: Charge pressed against Rafiqul, Mahbub, 56 others

DB press charges against 58 leaders and activists of 20-party alliance including Rafiqul Islam Miah and Khandaker Mahbub Hossain in an arson and explosive case.