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  • Narayanganj Araihazar Map

    N’ganj SI closed for taking bribe

    A sub-inspector of Araihazar Police Station in Narayanganj is closed to the district police lines on charges of taking bribe.

  • Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says No arrest without warrant

    Bribery in police force must stop

    Senior police officials must stop taking bribes over posting of officers-in-charge and sub-inspectors to stop corruption in the force, a deputy commissioner of DMP told a quarterly police conference yesterday.

  • 194 'militants' held in 7 days

    The weeklong special drive against militants ended yesterday with 17 suspected militants being arrested in the last 24 hours of the countrywide crackdown.

  • Dr Mizanur Rahman

    576 in jail even after end of terms

    At least 576 inmates are serving additional days in different jails across the country due to the jail authorities' failure to take effective steps, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman has claimed.

  • Arrest 'trade' goes on

    Muhammad Jahidul Islam is an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League. His entire family strongly supports the Awami League. Yet, in the case filed against Jahid, Sub-Inspector Anwarul Islam of Khoksa Police Station mentioned that the accused was held on suspicion that he and some others had met to plan subversive activities to topple the government.

  • Blatant abuse of power

    Incidents of police arresting people facing no criminal charges run counter to a Supreme Court verdict against the police's century-old discretionary powers of arrest on suspicion.

  • Crackdown a money spinner for some cops

    Milon Hossain and his two friends were having fun standing by a road at Mominpur Adibashipara around 7:30pm on Saturday. Minutes before, he closed his small hardwire shop at Mominpur Bazar in Natore's Naldanga upazila.