Law and Order

Peace, order new year's big challenge

Taking lessons from the past, law enforcement agencies are redoing their strategies to keep law and order under control in this election year. As part of their plan, police and different intelligence agencies will prepare a fresh list of wanted criminals and probable political troublemakers ahead of the election and launch drives to arrest them. Special drives will also be made to recover illegal firearms, said a number of top police officials.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Bodi indicted in graft case, trial begins Oct 6

Ruling Awami League’s Cox’s Bazar-4 constituency lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi is indicted in a graft case over amassing illegal wealth.

August 23, 2015
August 23, 2015

IGP justifies ‘gunfights’

Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque justifies the recent “gunfights” saying law enforcers have the right to self-defence.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rajbari cops

An alleged robber has been killed in police custody in what cops say gunfight in Pangsha upazila of Rajbari district early today.

August 9, 2015
August 9, 2015

Amu blames ‘violence perpetrators’ for blogger killings

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu dubs blogger killings “planned” and blamed the “perpetrators of violence” for the murders.

July 26, 2015
July 26, 2015

3-day DC conference begins July 28

A three-day annual conference of the deputy commissioners of the districts begins July 28 in Dhaka with problems, prospects and challenges they face.

June 4, 2015
June 4, 2015

Court orders further probe into Jihad’s death

Dhaka court orders further investigation into the death of four-year-old Jihad who died after falling into a deep well last year.

May 31, 2015
May 31, 2015

HC clears way for meeting on CU VC panel

High Court clears way for holding a senate meeting of Chittagong University that will form a panel to elect a vice-chancellor for the institution.

May 17, 2015
May 17, 2015

Khilgaon OC jailed for torturing DU student

A Dhaka court sentences Helal Uddin, a former officer-in-charge of Khilgaon Police Station, to three years’ imprisonment for torturing Dhaka University student Abdul Kadar and implicating him in three false cases three years back.

April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015

City polls: 7-day ban on licensed firearms

The home ministry imposes a seven-day ban on carrying licensed firearms across Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation areas ahead of the city polls scheduled for April 28.

April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015

Split order on Abbas’ bail in 2 cases

High Court gives split verdict on bail plea of BNP-endorsed Dhaka mayor candidate Mirza Abbas in two criminal cases. The chief justice will now appoint another bench for the bail hearing.