snatching

Snatching of Tk 37 Lakh: BCL man 'admits involvement'

A Chhatra League man and a former leader of the student body have confessed to snatching Tk 37 lakh from two gold traders in the capital's Sutrapur nine days ago, according to court sources.

February 29, 2020
February 29, 2020

Woman dies after falling off rickshaw during mugging

A woman dies after falling off a rickshaw while she was being mugged in Dhaka’s Mugda area.

February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018

Snatching of Tk 37 Lakh: BCL man 'admits involvement'

A Chhatra League man and a former leader of the student body have confessed to snatching Tk 37 lakh from two gold traders in the capital's Sutrapur nine days ago, according to court sources.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

‘JMB man’ among 3 killed in Gaibandha, Dhaka ‘shootouts’

An alleged operative of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and two suspected hijackers have been killed in separate "gunfights" with law enforcers in Gaibandha and Dhaka.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

How not to lose your phone in Dhaka streets

As mobile phone snatching has become one of the most common crimes in the city, you never know when you will become the next victim. After questioning several snatching victims and the police, The Daily Star brings to you the best possible tips to avoid ‘mobile snatching’.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

Hotel staff 'shot dead by employer’

Muggers allegedly shot a restaurant worker to death in Dhaka’s Motijheel area.

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

Muggers kill youth in Dhaka

Muggers stabbed a youth to death in Kuril Bishwa Road area of Dhaka.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

While in Dhaka, beware of precision mobile snatching

You can’t believe how fast they snatch; you’re the prey in a flash! You won’t believe how sharp their eyes are, like an eagle, eager to strike.

September 6, 2015
September 6, 2015

Man shot, Tk 5 lakh snatched away in Dhaka

Miscreants shoot a small businessman and snatched away Tk 5 lakh from him near a bank in Dhaka’s Shyampur area.

May 7, 2015
May 7, 2015

University teacher shot, robbed Tk 8 lakh in Dhaka

Muggers shoot a teacher of Sher-e-Bangla Agriculture University and take away Tk 7.80 lakh from him in a broad daylight in Mohammadpur of Dhaka.

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

The nifty snatcher and his evening mission

Every mobile phone owner, more or less, experiences the onset of panic and despair the moment he realises his phone is missing. But what happened to me is more than that when I suddenly saw my mobile phone gone in the blink of an eye.