extortion

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Pogba's brother 'likely to be charged' in extortion case

The elder brother of Paul Pogba and four others are "likely to be charged" on Saturday in an extortion case targeting the French football star, judicial sources said.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Stop top criminals working from abroad

Authorities must fix existing challenges to bring them back for trial

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

No sign of ‘zero tolerance’ for corruption

Authorities must address the grim findings of TIB survey on corruption.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Illegal toll collection from vehicles must stop

DSCC must take action against the authorised company for harassing vehicle drivers

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Return of enforced disappearance and extrajudicial killing?

It was a sombre occasion at the Dhaka Reporters Unity premises on April 30.

August 18, 2019
August 18, 2019

2 cops withdrawn for ‘assisting in extortion’

Two assistant sub-inspectors have been withdrawn for allegedly assisting a man in extortion in Narayanganj.

July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

A novel way of extortion!

The use of an elephant to stop vehicles on the Gazipur-Pubail road to collect extortion money, as can be seen in a photograph published by this newspaper yesterday, although not uncommon in our country, should raise a number of questions. Questions that mostly concern animal rights.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

Haatibaji!

Once upon a time city people have to go to the zoo or out into the jungle to see elephants. But now, people can find elephants, most of them in a sorry state, on many city streets as they are used for collecting money from the commuters. Take for example, people commuting through the Airport Road are seen panicking, when their vehicles were barred by an elephant, creating havoc on the road near Kuril flyover in Dhaka.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Kamal pledges tough actions against extortion

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says the government will deal with an iron hand, if anyone tries to extort the businessmen ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

‘Extortion by sergeant’: Court orders judicial probe

A Dhaka court orders a judicial enquiry into an extortion case filed against a sergeant of Motijheel traffic (East Zone).