law & order

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.

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

If justice had a face now, it would be of victims wronged twice

The idea of a justice system hinges on people’s faith in its ability to offer fair solutions. So justice, as the saying goes, should not only be done, but be seen to be done as well, so that people’s faith in it is kept intact.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

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.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

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.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

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.

June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015

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.

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

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.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

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.

April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015

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.

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

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.

March 15, 2015
March 15, 2015

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