Cops arrest son of local lawmaker Rifat Amin along with a pistol and bullets from a resort in the Sundarbans in Shyamnagar upazila of Satkhira last night.
Two Bangladeshis on UN peacekeeping mission were killed and five injured in a storm in Mali.
The strength of the police force will increase significantly with the recruitment of more than 21,000 cops by next fiscal year. The move is now awaiting a government order (GO) from the home ministry.
Four suspected robbers were beaten to death and another two critically injured by a mob at Noakhali's Hatiya late last night.
An alleged activist of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has been killed in a “gunfight” with detectives in Khilgaon area of Dhaka early today.
Although the police arrested three suspects in connection with the killing of a priest at a temple in Debiganj of Panchagarh, they were still clueless about the motive behind the gruesome murder.
Gonoforum President Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday said policemen should not work as a team of any political party.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia yesterday asked officers not to “unnecessarily harass people on suspicion” or “by showing them arrested in cases”.
Five people, including a policeman, were injured when a clash broke out over an attack on the motorcade of independent lawmaker Rahim Ullah in Feni yesterday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the police officials to take strong action against those committing crimes and injustice, no matter how influential they are or what political affiliation they have.
Three cops including a sub-inspector of Uttara Pashchim Police Station are suspended over allegation of harassing a businessman and taking extortion money from him on Sunday night.
At least 10 people have been killed by a suicide bomber riding a motorbike close to a police checkpoint in north-western Pakistan, police say.
Salary increments and promotions of 10 members of Barisal Metropolitan Police (BMP), accused of creating a joint bribe fund to quicken their promotion, have been halted.
Police allegedly arrest 16 agitators demanding retake of admission test for entry into medical colleges on the 12th day of their agitation.