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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


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

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

CU teacher sacked for attempting to rape student

CU teacher sacked for attempting to rape student

A teacher of Chittagong University (CU), Prof Mahbubul Matin, was sacked from his post over attempt to rape a student of the university. The CU took the decision at the 548th special syndicate meeting on Friday night, said Mohammad Ali, a member of the syndicate. "The two committees, formed to in

Fugitive convict in 27 cases arrested from Ashulia

Fugitive convict in 27 cases arrested from Ashulia

Police arrested a fugitive convict from Dhaka’s Ashulia area early Friday. Arrestee Mofazzal Hossain, 43, is a resident of Dhirashram Road in Samantapur area of Gazipur. Mofazzal was accused in twenty-seven cases, said Utpal Kumar, sub-inspector (SI) of Gazipur Metropolitan Police Sadar Pol

RAB arrests operative of fake currency gang in Dhaka

RAB arrests operative of fake currency gang in Dhaka

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an operative of a gang involved in making fake currency from the Kadamtali area of Dhaka on Thursday night. The arrestee is Jisan Hossain Rifat, 19, who learned how to make fake currency by watching video content on YouTube. Superintendent of P