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  • A lawmaker Liton held

    Detectives arrest a ruling Awami League MP Manzurul Islam Liton from the house of one of his relatives in Uttara of Dhaka in a case filed over shooting a 10-year-old boy in October 2.

  • War crimes: Condemned Mojaheed, SQ Chy seek review

    Jamaat-e-Islami leader Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and BNP’s Salauddin Quader Chowdhury have sought review of Supreme Court verdicts that upheld their death penalties for war crimes. Mojaheed has filed a 38-page review plea citing 32 grounds while the BNP leader has moved a 108-page petition.

  • HC bins petition on state religion

    High Court rejects a writ petition that challenged legality of the constitutional provision that recognises Islam as the state religion.

  • Man to die for killing Barisal University girl

    A Barisal court has handed down death penalty to a man convicted of killing a first year Barisal University student back in 2013.

  • Bangladesh Supreme Court directed to pay Moon Cinema hall Compensation

    HC questions govt failure to stop fake drugs

    High Court issues rule questioning legality of the government’s inaction to control smuggled drugs and production of counterfeit medicine.

  • Death, life top penalties for rape and killing

    Both death and life term can be awarded as highest punishment for rape and killing under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act, the Supreme Court has ruled. Now, Section 6(2) of Women and Children Repression Prevention (Special) Act 1995 will become void.

  • HC defers order on tracing Salahuddin

    High Court defers verdict on a petition seeking its order on the government to locate and produce “missing” BNP leader Salahuddin to next Monday.

  • EU calls for introducing moratorium on executions

    EU calls upon Bangladesh authorities to commute all death sentences in view of the imminent execution of death-row war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman.

  • Fakhrul, Rizvi, Falu denied bail

    Court turns down separate bail petitions filed by three BNP leaders including party’s acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in five arson related cases