Dhaka Central Jail

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Haji Salim challenges HC’s 10-year jail sentence

Awami League lawmaker Haji Mohammad Salim has submitted an appeal to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, challenging the High Court verdict that upheld his conviction and 10 years' jail sentence in a corruption case.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Haji Salim admitted to BSMMU

Dhaka-7 lawmaker Haji Md Salim was sent to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) today, a day after he was sent to jail in a corruption case.

September 5, 2018
September 5, 2018

Legal notice to scrap jail trial of Khaleda

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia sends a legal notice to the government, requesting it to cancel the gazette notification that said the trial of Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against her will be held at old Dhaka central jail.

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

Dhaka jail’s under-construction gate falls apart

The main gate of Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj, which was under construction, falls apart leaving several persons injured.

November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

Jail Killing Day Today: Wait for justice far from over

It has been 42 years after the killing of the four national leaders at the erstwhile Dhaka central jail, but the authorities

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Life-term convict flees from police custody

Wearing hand-cuffs and shackles, a life-term convict flees away from police custody by jumping off a Mymensingh-bound moving train in Trishal area.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

LIVE: NIZAMI'S EXECUTION TIMELINE

Find the latest update from Dhaka Central Jail centreing the execution of death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Family meets Nizami, goes without talking

Family of Motiur Rahman Nizami has met the death row war criminal at Dhaka Central Jail. After around one-and-half hours of meeting, they left without talking to the meida.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Death designer Nizami hanged for war crimes

Leader of a ruthless militia that massacred innocent unarmed civilians during 1971, Motiur Rahman Nizami has been hanged for crimes committed against humanity during the Liberation War.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Verdict read out to Nizami

The Dhaka Central Jail authorities last night received a copy of the Supreme Court judgment that confirmed the death penalty of war