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Two held with over 2 kg of gold at Chattogram airport

Two held with over 2 kg of gold at Chattogram airport

Customs agents have seized 2.15 kg of gold from two passengers at Chattogram's Shah Amanat International Airport. The precious metals, worth an estimated Tk 20 million, were found during searches of the duo upon their arrival from the United Arab Emirates on Saturday. They were identified as Moha

Police file case over Bailey Road fire

Police file case over Bailey Road fire

Police have filed a case over the deaths of 46 people in a fire incident at Bailey Road in the capital. The case was filed with Ramna police station on Friday night on the charge of negligent homicide in the incident, according to local news portals. On Thursday night, a devastating fire took pla

PUST VC, UGC chairman sued over recruitment irregularities

PUST VC, UGC chairman sued over recruitment irregularities

A case has been filed against the vice chancellor of Patuakhali Science and Technology University (PSTU) and the chairman of University Grants Commission of Bangladesh over recruitment irregularities. The accused are PSTU VC Prof Swadesh Chandra Samanta, Additional Registrar (Acting) Prof Santosh

HC upholds 14 years' jail for DIG Mizan in graft case

HC upholds 14 years' jail for DIG Mizan in graft case

The High Court on Wednesday upheld the trial court's decision, affirming a 14-year imprisonment sentence for former Deputy Inspector General of police (DIG) Mizanur Rahman. The trial court had issued this verdict last year in response to a case involving charges of accumulating wealth beyond a kno

RAB arrests 38 teen suspects in Dhaka

RAB arrests 38 teen suspects in Dhaka

The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested 38 teenagers across Dhaka over their suspected ties to various crimes. The arrests were made during raids conducted by RAB-1 in Dhaka's airport area, Banani, and Mohakhali, as well as parts of Tongi and Gazipur, on Thursday. “People are frustrated wit

Four held with 2.104 kgs of gold at HSIA

Four held with 2.104 kgs of gold at HSIA

Members of Airport Armed Police Battalion (APBn), National Security Intelligence (NSI) and Customs arrested four people along with 2.104 kgs of gold at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka in the early hours of Thursday. The arrested were identified as Abdul Quadir, 41, from Muns

SC upholds HC bail to GK Shamim in arms case

SC upholds HC bail to GK Shamim in arms case

The Appellate Division on Thursday upheld the High Court order granting bail to GK Shamim, a government contractor who gained infamy during the 'casino raids' in late 2019, in a case filed under the Arms Act. A five-member bench of the Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Obaidul Hassan passed

RAB arrests 50 teen gang members in Dhaka raids

RAB arrests 50 teen gang members in Dhaka raids

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested at least 50 suspected members of teen gangs during raids in Dhaka's Jatrabari and Keraniganj areas on Tuesday. Various weapons were seized from the individuals during their arrest. A press release by RAB identified the arrested individuals as members of g

Dubai returnee arrested with over 1.6Kg gold at Ctg airport

Dubai returnee arrested with over 1.6Kg gold at Ctg airport

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) detained a passenger with over 1.6 kgs gold at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Wednesday. However, the identity of the detained passenger could not be known. Airport Director Group Captain Taslim Ahmed said the flight FZ

Two Ansarullah Bangla Team members arrested

Two Ansarullah Bangla Team members arrested

Members of the Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU) of Bangladesh Police arrested two members of the banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team from Kaliakair upazila in Gazipur district on Monday and Tuesday. The arrestees were identified as Abu Syed, 19, of Kaliakair upazila, and Naim Molla, 25, son of

Five people sentenced to death for murder in Joypurhat

Five people sentenced to death for murder in Joypurhat

A court has sentenced five people, including two women, to death for the 2010 murder of a farmer in Joypurhat. Additional District and Sessions Judge Nurul Islam delivered the verdict on Monday, according to bdnews24.com. The court also fined the convicts Tk 50,000 each. The capital punishment r