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  • Kidnap abroad, ransom here

    They have been held hostage in Libya and tortured brutally by fellow Bangladeshis. Video clips of their sufferings have then been sent to their relatives by members of the network here asking for ransom.

  • Ecclestone's mom-in-law kidnapped

    Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law has been kidnapped in Brazil with criminals demanding a ransom of £28 million, according to reports.

  • Philippine militants behead one of three foreigners taken from resort: Reports

    Islamist extremists behead one of three foreigners they took from a high-end resort in the strife-torn southern Philippine island group of Mindanao last September, carrying out their threat to execute their hostages if they were not paid 900 million pesos (S$26 million) in ransom.

  • 7 ‘human traffickers’ held in Dhaka

    Law enforcers detain seven people in and around Dhaka in connection with collecting money as ransom from migrant workers after sending them to Sudan and Libya.

  • Ransom could not save child

    Police yesterday recovered the body of an 11-year-old boy from a house in Keraniganj of Dhaka, four days after he was kidnapped by

  • Today’s quote for Ramadan

    "(Fasting) for a fixed number of days; but if any of you is ill, or on a journey, the prescribed number (Should be made up) from days later.

  • Jungle camps: Families forced to pay ransom for Bangladeshis

    Promising jobs in Malaysia,a gang of human traffickers hold about 2.5 lakh Bangladeshis captive in Thailand for ransom over the past 8 years and made millions of taka.

  • Man linked to Bangladeshis’ abduction in ME held: CID

    Criminal Investigation Department says that they arrested a man, who was involved in kidnapping for ransom of around 100 Bangladeshis in middle-east countries