Muntakim Saad

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

Star Investigates: How did a bike accident become an extortion case?

A simple motorbike accident by a teenage boy in the capital’s Mirpur has been turned into an extortion case against eight school and college students for reasons the victim, his family and witnesses cannot explain.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

No clear remedy for a pervasive ill

The Cabinet Committee on Law and Order at the home ministry recently suggested that the legal age determining who is a “child” be lowered.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

New Market Clashes: No headway in Nahid, Morsalin murder cases

Over a month and a half have passed, but law enforcers are yet to locate the prime suspect in the murder  case of deliveryman Nahid Mia. He was killed during the recent violent clashes between Dhaka College students and New Market’s shopkeepers.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Bangladesh Fire Service: Of valour and selflessness

They are the ones who run towards danger when others run from it. Be it a fire, explosion, road accident, landslide, launch capsize or other natural or manmade calamities, these first responders rush to the spot selflessly.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

After attacks, cases stalk BNP activists

Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leaders and activists have come under repeated attacks by the armed members of Bangladesh Chhatra League since Tuesday while trying to hold programmes in Dhaka University areas and some other parts of the country.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

New Market clashes: Behind the scenes story

Heated arguments and brawls between the shopkeepers of New Market area and Dhaka College students are nothing new. Over the years, the city dwellers suffered their share when both the parties locked into running battles and violent clashes -- most of the time over trivial matters.

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

Police question 6 Dhaka College BCL men over New Market clashes

Law enforcers yesterday interrogated at least six Dhaka College Chhatra League men with links to the clashes between students and traders in the capital’s New Market area, which left two persons dead.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

Nahid murder: Cops zero in on killers

The youths who beat up and hacked 19-year-old Nahid Mia during the New Market clashes on Tuesday have primarily been identified and are now under police surveillance, said multiple sources, including law enforcers.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Who killed Nahid?

During the fierce clashes between shopkeepers and Dhaka College students in New Market area on Tuesday, a young man in a dark blue T-shirt was seen lying motionless in front of Nur Jahan Super Market.