extortion

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2 cops withdrawn for ‘assisting in extortion’

Two assistant sub-inspectors have been withdrawn for allegedly assisting a man in extortion in Narayanganj.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

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...

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).

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

3 burnt for ‘not paying extortion money’ in Dhaka

Three people sustain burn injuries after a local Awami League activist allegedly hurled hot water at them for not getting extortion money in Old Dhaka.

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

‘Extortionists’ gun down 2 in Narsingdi

Two people are shot dead allegedly by extortionists in Bhagdi area of Narsingdi.

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

Rab detains Rab man for 'extortion'

The Rapid Action Battalion yesterday detained one of its members and four others for allegedly extorting money from a man at Sonargaon in Narayanganj.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

Rab man held over extortion in Narayanganj

The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detain one of its members along with four people in connection with extortion in Narayanganj.