Law Enforcing Agencies | The Daily Star
  • Home minister Asaduzzaman khan on Jail Killing Day 2018

    Defending the indefensible

    The minister for home would have us believe that the crossfire deaths that have occurred in the government's pursuit to combat the menace of drugs and narcotics are not due to crossfire but occurred when the law enforcing agencies fired in self-defence only, in pursuit of the drug dealers.

  • Denial Is Not The End Of Responsibility Between policing and serving

    The law enforcing agencies have a lot to answer for the incidences of abduction and disappearances, a phenomenon that has assumed alarming regularity. Reportedly, there are over 300 victims of enforced disappearances who remain traceless. Predictably, the families point fingers at the law enforcing agencies—the manner in which they were picked up, as described by the families, leaves very little to the imagination as to the likely identity of the abductors.

  • University teacher roughed up by police

    WE wonder when, if ever, the police would learn to treat a citizen with due respect and civility.

  • One more ghastly murder in the city

    IN a macabre attack with a hammer, a former college teacher was murdered in her apartment in the capital on Monday.

  • 113 tortoises rescued at Dhaka airport

    Authorities has recovered 113 tortoises from two Indian nationals at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.