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    CID arrests unauthorised overseas recruiters from Dhaka’s Motijheel

    Criminal Investigation Department yesterday arrested two, including proprietor of an unauthorised recruiting agency, from Dhaka’s Motijheel area on charge of swindling overseas job seekers.

  • CID to issue red alert on Interpol to catch Bangladeshi human traffickers

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will issue a red alert on Interpol by this week to catch the Bangladeshi human traffickers based in Libya, who were responsible for the massacre that happened back in May.

  • Libya killings: CID appeals for showing Kamal arrested

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has submitted an application before a Dhaka court to show Kamal Uddin alias Haji Kamal -- a suspected ringleader of a human trafficking -- as arrested in a case filed over the killing of 26 Bangladeshis in Libya last month.

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    Man arrested for spreading ‘defamatory’ remarks against Dr Moyeen Uddin

    A team of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrests a man in the capital in connection with spreading “defamatory” remarks about Md Moyeen Uddin, the first doctor in the country to die of Covid-19 on April 15.

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    Teenager held for harassing national hotlines’ female operators

    Police today arrested a teenager for sexually harassing female operators of different national hotlines, including IEDCR’s, from Fulbaria area in Kushtia municipality.

  • 3 arrested for doctoring court documents

    Criminal Investigation Department arrests three members of a gang allegedly involved in doctoring lower courts’ documents and helping people secure bail by presenting those in the High Court.

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    Rajshahi gets its first forensic lab

    The Criminal Investigation Department is going to launch a sophisticated forensic laboratory in Rajshahi for crimes committed in Rajshahi and Rangpur regions.

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    Couple held for faking govt savings certificate

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police have arrested a couple for allegedly faking savings certificate worth Tk 9 crore in Khulna city on Tuesday.

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    Court orders freezing GK Shamim's 194 bank accounts

    A Dhaka court grants a petition filed by Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to freeze 194 bank accounts of GK Shamim, a top government-listed contractor, in connection with a money laundering case.

  • Fareast Islami co-op society chairman held

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested the chairman and owner of Fareast Islami Multi Cooperative Society Limited, Shamim Kabir, for allegedly embezzling Tk 300 crore.

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    Aziz co-op society chief amassed Tk 300cr: CID

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) files a case against the chairman of Aziz Co-operative Commerce and Finance Credit Society Limited, M Tajul Islam, for allegedly embezzling Tk 300 crore of customers and on charge of money laundering.

  • 125 charged with DU question paper leak

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police presses charges against 125 people including 87 students of Dhaka University in a case filed over their alleged involvement in question paper leak of the university’s Gha unit admission test in 2017.

  • 9 DBBL ATMs victims of int’l fraud gang

    New information concerning Dutch Bangla Bank’s automated teller machines (ATMs) theft emerged as investigators discovered that it was nine ATMs of the bank, instead of two, that had fallen prey to an international hacker group.

  • Malibagh bomb attack to attract funding: CID chief

    Malibagh bomb attack on police carried out only to attract donors’ attention to raise funds, the chief of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) says.

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    DU question leak: Charges prepared against 125

    Charges over Dhaka University’s admission test question leak have been prepared against 125 persons, including 87 students of the university.

  • CID new chief Mohammad Shafiqul Islam

    CID gets new chief; reshuffle in police dept

    Additional Inspector General of Police Mohammad Shafiqul Islam has been appointed as the new chief of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police.

  • Rex IT Owner Abdus Salam Palash arrested

    Man held for making ‘crores’ in digital fraud

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police arrested a man on charges of embezzling a huge amount of money by conning investors and clients under the guise of digital marketing.

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    BB Heist Probe: CID fails 56th report deadline

    A Dhaka court yesterday again asked Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to submit probe report by March 13 in Bangladesh Bank cyber heist case.

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    Maj Gen Manzur Murder: Probe report due on March 28

    A Dhaka court yesterday gave Criminal Investigation Department time till March 28 to complete further probe and submit its report in connection with the Maj Gen Abul Manzur murder case.

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    CID arrests 16 frauds in Dhaka

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today claimed arrest of 16 fraudsters who amassed wealth through cheat and deception from Dhaka.

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    BB Heist: Court wants CID probe report by Feb 10

    A Dhaka court directs Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to submit by February 10 the probe report on the case filed over the cyber heist of $101 million from the account of Bangladesh Bank in 2016 -- one of the biggest cyber crimes in the world.

  • 8 held for funding militancy, money laundering

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) claims to have arrested eight members of an organised criminal gang from Ramna area of Dhaka for allegedly funding militants through an NGO and money laundering.

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    1,600kg 'Khat' seized at Dhaka airport

    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) seizes 16,00 kilogrammes of Khat, a new psychoactive substance (NPS) drug, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka.

  • Question leak racket busted

    They targeted all sorts of public exams and recruitment tests. In the last five to six years, this organised question paper leak gang struck numerous deals with job and admission seekers in exchange of hefty sums, and helped many to cheat their way into universities and jobs.

  • DU question paper leaked thru’ printing press

    The question papers of Dhaka University “Gha unit” admission test for the year 2015 and 2016 were leaked through a printing press on Indira Road which allegedly printed the question papers.

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    11 CID men took Tk 45 lakh bribe from businessman

    Eleven members of the Criminal Investigation Department took Tk 45 lakh in bribes from the owner of a recruiting agency in the city's Fakirapool last month, a police probe has found.

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    8 DU students held for ‘admission test forgery’

    Detectives arrest nine students, including eight of Dhaka University, in connection with their alleged involvement in admission test forgery.

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    HC asks IGP to conduct probe against CID inspector

    The High Court directs the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to conduct a departmental inquiry into the incident that an inspector of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Satkhira police called a fish businessman to his office despite having no specific case against the businessman.

  • Militancy financier held in Habiganj: CID

    Police claim to have arrested one of the financiers of militancy in Bangladesh. A team of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested Mostaq Kha, the alleged financier of militancy, in Habiganj.

  • Tonu’s 2nd autopsy finds evidence of ‘sexual assault'

    The second autopsy of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu finds evidence of sexual intercourse. First autopsy report however did not find any evidence of rape.