Travel ban on graft suspects: SC modifies HC ruling on prior court permission

The Supreme Court today modified, with some observations and directions, the High Court ruling that Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has to take court permission to impose embargo on corruption suspects or accused from leaving the country.

Convict arrested 19 years after attack on Sheikh Hasina’s motorcade in Satkhira

Detectives have arrested a convict in a case filed over the attack on motorcade of the then opposition leader and current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Satkhira in 2002.

Family demands safe return of missing JU student

The family of a Jahangirnagar University student who has been missing for about a week has demanded for his safe return.

3 brothers shot by Rohingyas in Teknaf, police say

Three locals, brothers, were hospitalised after being shot and critically injured by a group of armed Rohingyas in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar, police said.

Lalmonirhat mob killing: Imam arrested

Detectives arrested an imam for his alleged involvement in the brutal killing of Abu Yunus Md Shahidunnabi Jewel in Lalmonirhat.

2 sued for stealing Humayun Ahmed’s paintings

Actor Meher Afroz Shaon, wife of celebrated novelist, screenwriter and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed sued two people yesterday over stealing some of his paintings.

‘Sharing misleading video on social media’: 2 arrested under Digital Security Act in Bogura

Two people, including a student, were arrested by Bogura Cyber Police early today for allegedly sharing old video footage on social media, claiming it was current video footage.

Moghbazar explosion: Another body found in debris, death toll now eight

Two days after a deadly explosion in a building at Dhaka’s Moghbazar area, another body was recovered from the debris today -- raising the death toll to eight.

Youth sedated, raped two teenage cousins in Cox’s Bazar’s Chakaria upazila

A youth sedated two teenagers and raped them in Cox’s Bazar Chakaria upazila when their family members were not home on Tuesday.

6 arrested over raping RMG worker in Ctg

Police on Friday night arrested six alleged rapists on charge of gang-raping a garment worker in two separate incidents in Sitakunda and Mirsarai upazilas of Chattogram.

Man suspected to be kidney smuggler, trafficker arrested from Benapole

Border Guard of Bangladesh has arrested an alleged member of an international organ smuggling racket from Benapole check-post area.

Savar police’s Facebook post discloses identity of rape victim

Police arrested three youths on charge of raping a 16-year-old at Savar last night.

Benapole customs officials seize Viagra worth Tk 50 lakh imported under false declaration

Customs officials seized a consignment of Viagra (weighing 26kg), valued at Tk 50 lakh, that had been imported under false declaration through Benapole land port last night, reports our local correspondent quoting the port’s deputy director.

Man, who was in jail for 23 years, arrested again for shooting land owner

He was released after serving 22 years in jail in a murder case.

3 arrested over gang-rape of 16-year-old in Savar

Police have arrested three men over the gang-rape of a 16-year-old garment factory worker at Savar’s Joynabari area.

Dhaka Judge’s Court lawyer arrested over forging anticipatory bail order

A lawyer of Dhaka Judge’s Court, Raju Ahmed Rajib, was arrested yesterday for allegedly forging anticipatory bail order in a violence and narcotics case filed in Bogura.

Indian citizen enters Bangladesh illegally, visits Padma bridge; police press charge in 2 hours

After two hours of investigation, Shariatpur police today pressed charges against a 42-year-old Indian citizen, who entered Bangladesh without proper documents and visited Padma Bridge project site in Jajira late last night.

Attempt to rape, murder: Nasir, Omi placed on 5-day remand

A Dhaka court today placed Uttara Club Limited former president Nasir U Mahmud and his associate Tuhin Siddiqui Omi on a five-day remand in an attempted rape and murder case.

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