Rafiul Islam

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

“Death row fugitive worked as Imam; ran fake cancer cure centre”

Sheikh Enamul Haque – sentenced to death for attempting to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina – moved to Gazipur from Gopalganj in 2001, changed his name, and had a National ID card made with fake information later on.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Remaining in Dhaka, "missing teenager" didn't contact family in Pallabi for 12 years

Seventeen-year-old Md Suman did not return home after he lost his mobile phone, worth Tk 3,000, while gambling in 2010.

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

‘My son, why didn’t you come back too?’

 Abdur Razzak Hawlader was wailing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as the body of Hadisur Rahman, third engineer of MV Banglar Samriddhi, did not arrive in Dhaka with 28 crew members.

February 8, 2022
February 8, 2022

Carelessly discarded cigarette butts 3rd top cause of fires in 2021: Fire Service

Not only responsible for causing cancer, heart, and lung diseases, cigarettes have been listed as the third highest cause behind frequent fires in the country, after short circuits and burners, according to a report.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Isolated incident or widespread practice?

Amid the ongoing student protests for safe roads, the teen demonstrators came across someone similar to their age driving a microbus, while the actual driver was dead asleep.

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

Teenager driving microbus while driver sleeping in the back

A teenage boy was driving a microbus, trying to go through the Rampura Bridge area, this afternoon. Driver of the vehicle was found sleeping in the back.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Killers trained, target clear

The killers’ target was  clear: shoot and confirm the death of Cumilla city Councillor Syed Mohammad Sohel on the spot.

September 8, 2021
September 8, 2021

Five arrested for confining and forcing teen into prostitution for 5 years in Dhaka

She was confined, tortured and forced into sex work for more than five years.

September 8, 2021
September 8, 2021

Watch your step: Road 800m, lidless manholes 10, woes manifold

Maneuvering through the 800-stretch of a connecting road in South Matual is tantamount to partaking in extreme sports, with danger lurking every few steps.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Firefighters think on their feet to rescue 18-yr-old from 4th-floor cornice

On Thursday morning, an 18-year-old boy was poised precariously on the fourth-floor cornice of a building, causing onlookers to fear that he might fall to his death at any time.