Crime & Justice

Crime & Justice

Teknaf councillor Akramul killing / 6yrs on, family awaits justice

It has been six years since the death of Teknaf municipality councillor Akramul Haque in a “gunfight” with the Rapid Action Battalion, but his family’s quest for justice remains agonisingly unfulfilled.

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6,727 acres of railway land grabbed

A total of 6,727 acres of railway land are under illegal occupation by different organisations and individuals, as per a report by Bangladesh Railway.

8h ago

Yunus accused of granting Tk 9.5cr loan illegally

Grameen Bank has filed a complaint with the Anti-Corruption Commission against its former managing director Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus, accusing him of illegally granting a loan to a company his family owns.

8h ago

Stop activities of ‘Silicon City’ at Savar: HC

The High Court yesterday directed the government to immediately stop all activities of housing project “Silicon City” at Savar including its earth-filling, plot selling and registration.

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‘River grabbers are criminals’

The government sees river grabbers as criminals, said State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury yesterday.

8h ago

DSA Case: 2 journalists convicted over ‘false reports’

A Dhaka tribunal yesterday convicted two journalists of the weekly Aparadh Bichitra in a DSA case filed over publishing false and defamatory news reports.

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Star Savar correspondent assaulted

The Savar correspondent of The Daily Star, Aklakur Rahman Akash, was mercilessly beaten up yesterday morning while he was covering an ownership dispute at a ceramic factory there.

8h ago

TK 118cr Loan Default: Court orders arrest of UZ polls candidate

A Chattogram loan recovery court yesterday ordered the immediate arrest of an upazila parishad election candidate accused of defaulting on a Tk 118 crore loan.

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Benazir’s Wealth: Court orders confiscation of more assets

A Dhaka court yesterday ordered the authorities concerned to confiscate assets under 119 more deeds of former inspector general of police Benazir Ahmed and his family members in connection with alleged corruption.

8h ago

Mp Azim’s Murder: Aktaruzzaman coordinated murder from Gulshan flat

While killing Jhenaidah-4 MP Anwarul Azim Anar at a Kolkata flat, the assailants were on the phone with mastermind Aktaruzzaman, known in his hometown Jhenaidah as Shaheen Mia, several investigators suspect.

8h ago

Court orders arrest of UZ polls candidate

The candidate, Jasim Uddin Ahmed, chairman of Jasika Group, is vying for the chairman post of Chandanaish Upazila Parishad

11h ago

DSA case: 2 journos convicted for publishing false info

A Dhaka tribunal today convicted two journalists in a DSA case filed over publishing false and defamatory information

11h ago

Law minister released from hospital

He was released from the hospital this morning after his health condition improved

12h ago

Police impersonator arrested in Dhaka’s Dakshin Khan

Rab arrested a police impersonator with a uniform, jacket, walkie-talkie, toy pistol, and other equipment from Dhaka’s Dakshin Khan today

13h ago

HC orders to stop all activities of 'Silicon City' at Savar

The High Court today directed the government to immediately stop all activities of housing project “Silicon City” at Savar including its earth-filling, plot selling and registration

14h ago

Confiscate ex-IGP Benazir’s 119 more properties: court

A Dhaka court today ordered the authorities concerned to confiscate assets which former IGP Benazir Ahmed and his family members bought through 119 deeds.

14h ago

Sentencing hearing: SC to hear appeal against HC verdict on July 25

A full bench of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan will hear on July 25 the leave to appeal petition challenging the High Court verdict that directed the trial courts and tribunals to hold separate hearings on sentencing in criminal cases

15h ago

Remove unauthorised housing companies’ signboards from Purbachal project: HC

The High Court today ordered the government to remove the signboards of unauthorised housing companies around Purbachal government projects in Narayanganj and Gazipur in two months

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