Rapid Action Battalion (Rab)

A family forced into never-ending distress

Four years ago, some plainclothesmen picked up Mohon Mia from his Mirpur house. He has never returned home again. His father Jamsher Ali, a trader, has long insisted he has proof that Rab-4 members took his elder son away without giving any reason.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Rab probing ‘false’ case it drafted

The Rab unit, whose members allegedly framed eight Mirpur teenagers for extortion, has now taken over the charge of investigation from Pallabi police.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

A family forced into never-ending distress

Four years ago, some plainclothesmen picked up Mohon Mia from his Mirpur house. He has never returned home again. His father Jamsher Ali, a trader, has long insisted he has proof that Rab-4 members took his elder son away without giving any reason.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

When a bike accident is not a bike accident

Bizarre turn of events shows citizens' vulnerability to power abuse

March 28, 2022
March 28, 2022

US sanctions on Rab an abominable move: PM

Prime Minister sheikh Hasina today came down heavily on the USA for imposing sanctions on Rapid Action Battalion and some of its officials, terming it an “abominable move”.

March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022

Rab facing difficulties in conducting operations due to US sanctions: Momen to Nuland

Bangladesh has said Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is facing difficulties in conducting its operations due to US-imposed sanctions and this might encourage radical elements in the country and make the law-and-order situation worse and create regional instability.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Rab arrests man for raping pregnant woman in Ashulia

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday arrested the prime accused in a case filed for raping a pregnant woman in Ashulia in July of this year.

November 5, 2020
November 5, 2020

UP member arrested for rape in Joypurhat

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a union parishad member for allegedly raping a girl in Joypurhat early today.

November 4, 2020
November 4, 2020

Regent Group Chairman Shahed, MD charged for ‘possessing fake notes’

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has pressed charges against Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed and its Managing Director Masud Parvez in a case filed over possessing fake notes of Tk 1.14 lakh in July this year.

October 22, 2020
October 22, 2020

Rab arrests man for deceiving people with fake visas

Rab today arrested a man from Dhaka's Shah Ali area on charge of deceiving people with fake visas of different countries, luring them with jobs overseas.

October 12, 2020
October 12, 2020

ACI fined Tk 1 crore for using harmful chemical in Savlon hand sanitiser

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion has fined Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI) Ltd Tk 1 crore for using harmful methanol in its Savlon-branded hand sanitiser.