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  • A life story altered in cop brutality

    The story of Al Amin Hossain Rubel could have been a happy one, and the stage was all set for that too. Friday was supposed to be his

  • 3 Dhaka cops indicted over custodial death of youth

    A Dhaka Court has framed charges against five persons, including three former cops of Pallabi Police Station, over death of Jonny in police custody in February 2014. The court has set May 16 to start trial proceedings.

  • Tea seller dies of burns

    Tea-seller Babul Matabbar, who had suffered severe burns in an incident involving police, succumbed to his injuries yesterday after fighting death for around 16 hours.

  • How they get freed on bail?

    Members of the cabinet committee on law and order yesterday came down heavily on police for torturing a Bangladesh Bank official and a staff of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), saying those incidents had tarnished the image of the department.

  • Tortured Rabby can now file case

    The Supreme Court yesterday asked the authorities concerned to accept the case if Bangladesh Bank official Golam Rabby files one over the alleged police torture on him.

  • Police brutality in Bangladesh

    Homeopath's guide to police brutality in Bangladesh

    From the look of things, it appears that the policemen in Bangladesh are drawing inspiration from the homeopath's guide to potency and dosage.

  • Rabbi now 'threatened'

    The Bangladesh Bank official, who was tortured by police on January 9, has allegedly received "indirect threats" to refrain from seeking

  • DSCC staff tortured by policemen

    In another incident of police brutality, a sub-inspector (SI) along with his subordinates yesterday beat up a staff of Dhaka South City

  • Assaulted female activist not intimidated (video)

    In a one-to-one conversation with The Daily Star, Bangladesh Chhatra Union activist Ismat Jahan Joe tells of her account of the day when students were thrashed away by cops while trying to lay a siege to Dhaka police headquarters protesting the April 14 sexual assault on women.