2015: Remarkable for judiciary

Execution of three top war criminals, quick verdicts in a number of much-talked criminal cases and some orders of the apex court on public interest issues made 2015 a memorable year for the judiciary. ...

A day in the life of a Dhaka jail inmate

Dhaka Central Jail, the most important prison in the country that houses some of the most notorious criminals, is also infamous for the hardships that inmates have to go through. According to a for ...

Police official charged for shooting CNG driver

A Dhaka court has framed charges against Anwar Hossain, Sub inspector of Mohammadpur police station in a case filed for shooting a CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magist ...

Even prosecutors spoke for Khaleda’s bail

After all the drama over BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s arrest warrant and speculations over her fate if she surrendered, the prosecution ended up backing her plea for bail. Prosecutor Mosharraf Hos ...

Barapukuria graft case: Court asks to submit HC order Apr 13

A Dhaka court has ordered defence to submit the High Court order on its stay over Barapukuria graft case proceedings on April 13. Judge Hosne Ara Begum of Special Judge Court 2 passed the order on ...

Rubel seeks bail

National Cricket Team pace bowler Rubel Hossain has filed a bail plea with a Dhaka court in a rape case filed by actress and model Naznin Akter Happy. Rubel’s lawyer Moniruzzman Asad filed th ...

ETV boss sent to jail in pornography case

Hours after his arrest, a Dhaka court yesterday sent Ekushey TV Chairman Abdus Salam to jail in a case filed under “Pornography Control Act” with the cantonment police. Metropolitan Mag ...

Ansarullah militants making ‘drones’

Detectives said they have busted a militant hideout in Jatrabari of the capital where members of radical Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) were working to produce drones with a view to laun ...

Not so happy any more

The forensic report of actress Naznin Akhter Happy, conducted in connection with a repression of women case that she filed, will be ready within 10 days, the head of Dhaka Medical College forensic dep ...

Huji-B getting military training from LeT

Members of banned militant outfit Harkat-ul Jihad Al-Islami Bangladesh (Huji-B) are receiving special military training from Pakistani militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the police have learned. ...

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