Special Powers Act

Section 16(2) Of Special Powers Act: Scrapped yet used for arrest

Nearly three decades ago, section 16(2) was dropped from the Special Powers Act, 1974. But strangely, police filed a case under the section and even arrested two accused in Manikganj's Singair this May.

July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018

Comilla Case: Khaleda's bail plea rejected by dist court

A Comilla court yesterday rejected a bail petition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed under the Special Powers Act over an arson attack in the district's Chauddagram upazila over three years ago.

July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018

Comilla Arson Case: HC rejects Khaleda's bail plea

The High Court yesterday denied BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia bail in an arson case lodged under the Special Powers Act in Comilla in 2015.

July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018

Section 16(2) Of Special Powers Act: Scrapped yet used for arrest

Nearly three decades ago, section 16(2) was dropped from the Special Powers Act, 1974. But strangely, police filed a case under the section and even arrested two accused in Manikganj's Singair this May.

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

HC orders not using omitted section of Special Powers Act

The High Court directs the inspector general of police (IGP) to take necessary steps so that police do not record any case or arrest anybody under Section 16 (2) of the Special Powers Act.