Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s advisor and the party’s Vice Chairman Md Habibur Rahman Habib. RAB arrested the BNP leader from Dhaka’s Mirpur DOHS area early today (November 21, 2023) in connection with a case filed for contempt of court, RAB-2 Senior Assistant Director (Media) ASP Shihab Karim informed the media. Read: 562 arrested by RAB on charges of sabotage since Oct 28 He was handed over to Sher-E-Bangla Nagar Police Station this morning for further legal action against him, added the RAB official. Earlier, the High Court asked Habibur Rahman to appear before the court on November 6 and explain his “derogatory remarks” about a judge of the High Court on social media. The HC bench of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil passed the suo moto order. The court issued a rule seeking explanation as to why punitive action should not be taken against the BNP leader for contempt of court. Read: RAB arrests 4, including Sramik Dal leader, from Dhaka's Jatrabari in sabotage case Talking about BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s imprisonment Habibur said in a video, “I want to take an oath that the day when this government will be not be in power, even if Justice Akhtaruzzaman is alive, he will have to die, even if he dies, the body will be exhumed from the grave.”
Detectives have detained 200 leaders and activists of BNP, believed to have gathered for the party’s grand rally today, from an under-construction building in Dhaka’s Kakrail area early today (October 28, 2023). Salahuddin Mia, officer-in-charge of Paltan Model Police Station, said a team of Detective Branch (DB) police conducted a drive in Kakrail at night. Harun-or-Rashid, additional commissioner of DB under Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said some crude bombs were exploded in the area. AL, BNP get conditional permission for rallies After hearing the sounds of explosion, police and DB conducted a drive at an under-construction building and detained 200 leaders and activists of BNP, he said. They came from different parts of the country ahead of BNP’s grand rally, he added. BNP and its allies set to hold rallies as part of their ‘final push’ Police also recovered a vehicle owned by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, placards, cooking items, sticks, iron rods and some unexploded crude bombs from the spot, the DB official said. Rajib Al Masud, deputy commissioner of DB Motijheel Division, said that 15-20 bombs were hurled from the under-construction building targeting police around 1:30 am. “Police are trying to arrest those involved in the incident,” he said. Panic grips capital city as AL and BNP flex muscles ahead of Saturday’s rallies Two policemen were injured in the explosion and they were taken to Rajarbagh Central Police Hospital, said Harun. “Our goal was to ensure that no one creates any untoward incident centering BNP’s grand rally. There are 7-8 such buildings and many people have gathered in those buildings, from what we’ve heard. We’ll conduct drives there as well,” he added.
National Security Intelligence and Customs Intelligence Authority detained a man along with gold bars, ornaments, weighing 537 grams, worth Tk 47.71 lakh, from Shah Amanat International Airport on Sunday. Also read : BGB seizes six gold bars worth Tk58 lakh near Satkhira border The detainee was identified as Mohammad Rezaul Karim, a Bangladeshi expatriate in Dubai and son of Abul Hossain of Maheshkhali in Cox’s Bazar district. Bashir Ahmed, Additional Director General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department, said a flight of Dubai Airlines landed at the airport at 8:58 am. Also read : 2 arrested with 43 gold bars in Jashore Tipped off, the members of National Security Intelligence and Customs Intelligence Authority challenged Rezaul and seized one gold bar, three finger rings, two gold sticks and one piece gold, weighing 537 grams, kept in the handle of a fry pen and bottle of a body spray tactfully. They also seized his mobile phone set and laptop. Also read : Gold price marks an all-time high to Tk 1,01,244 per bhori Later, they arrested him. A case was filed with Patenga Police Station.
A 48-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by his daughter at Dehati village in Jibannagar upazila of Chuadanga district on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Matiar Rahman Moti, 48, son of Golam Hossain of the village and a crockery vendor. Being informed by local people, police recovered the body of Matiar from the house around 7:30 am, said SM Zabeed Hassan, officer-in-charge of Jibannagar Police Station. 11 get life imprisonment for 2019 murder of man in Laxmipur The body bore several injury marks, said the OC. Police detained Taslima Khatun, wife and Moyna Khatun, 25, daughter of of Matiar from the house. The actual reason behind the death could be known after getting the autopsy report, said police. Mother, daughter murdered in Bagerhat Majibor Rahman, member of the No 2 ward of KDK Union, said Taslima and Moyna claimed that Matiar made an illicit proposal to Moyna and so she killed her out of anger.
A case has been filed against six people including the Project Director (PD)in connection with the death of two labourers while working at Pabna University of Science and Technology(PUST). One of the accused, Hossain, has been arrested, said Kripa Shindhu Bala, officer-in-charge of Pabna sadar police station on Friday. Also read : Man beaten to death by mob in Pabna suspecting thief The accused are manager of the contractor company Nazirul Haque, Harunur Rashid, Project Director Lt.Col(retd) GM Azizur Rahman, manager of another contractor company Mizanur Rahman, site engineer Sujauddoula, and site engineer Hossain. The OC said the case was registered after the victim’s family logged a complaint over negligence. Police said three workers were seriously injured after from the 12th floor of under-construction Sheikh Russel Hall on the campus on Friday. Also read : 2 workers die after falling off under-construction building in Pabna University They were rescued and taken to Pabna General Hospital where doctors declared one of them dead. As the condition of two other victims was critical they were referred to Rajshahi General Hospital. One of them died on the way to Rajshahi. The condition of the other injured is also critical. The deceased were Tuhin, son of Anisur Rahman of Char Masudebpur Baganpara area of Chapainawabganj and Asadul Ali, son of late Mujibur Rahman of Ramna village Ghanti Getagari area. Also read : 2 children in Pabna dead as pile of sand ‘illegally lifted from river’ collapses on them With the two, a total of 15 workers have died so far during the construction of several buildings on the campus allegedly due to negligence of contractor farm. Dr. Kamal Hossen, proctor of the university, blamed the contractor company for the death of the workers.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bangladesh Police have arrested a doctor, in connection with his suspected involvement in the medical college admission question leak, from Khulna district on Friday (August 18, 2023). The arrestee was identified as Dr Yunus Khan Tarim, owner of Three Doctors Coaching Centre in Khulna. Hasan Al Mamun, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said a team of CID arrested Dr Tarim and took him to Dhaka for further interrogation in the afternoon. Man arrested from Dhaka over rape of 4-year-old in Chapainawabganj According to CID, Dr Tarim has been involved in leaking medical college admission test questions for 16 years. He has earned substantial wealth from selling question papers to students of the coaching centre, at Tk 35-40 lakh each, they said. Member of ‘dope gang’ arrested at Dhaka airport So far, CID have arrested 12 members of a “question paper leaking racket”. Among the arrestees are seven physicians including Dr Tarim. Two men arrested over beating 'drug addicted' nephew to death in Dinajpur
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested two people in connection with their alleged involvement in violating a tourist and looting valuables at a tourist cottage in the guise of the elite force members. The arrestees were Zahid, son of Mohammad Yusuf Ali and Sanwar Hasan Sony, son of Abdul Latif of Chapainawabganj district. When briefing reporters on Sunday afternoon, Assistant Director of Rab-15, (Law and Media) Abu Salam Chowdhury, said a group of people have been involved in mugging and looting valuables from people after intercepting their vehicles in different parts of the district town in the guise of Rab members. Teen gang-raped in Faridpur; 3 arrested Recently, the groups intercepted a man identified as Fazal Karim at Sugandha Beach point on the way to his home by a CNG-run auto-rickshaw, and looted cash and two mobile phone sets from his possession, said the Rab director. Later, the gang entered a cottage named ‘Raza Guest House’ in the name of searching and raped a tourist, he said. 5 to die for killing jute mill worker after rape in Faridpur The girl lodged a complaint with Rab and after getting complaints a team of Rab-15 interrogated the manager and the assistant manager of the cottage. Meanwhile, the elite force members also arrested two people who have been living at the cottage for a long time. Youth held over circulating video of rape in Netrakona
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested the “military commander” of Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) from Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Friday. The arrestee was identified as Hafez Nur Mohammad, 32. Man killed in gunfight between ARSA, RSO groups in Ukhiya Rohingya camp, police say Based on information, a team of RAB-15 conducted a drive in Shamlapur and arrested Nur around 10 pm, said Abu Salam Chowdhury, senior assistant director of RAB-15 (Law and Media). 4 ARSA operatives held with huge cache of arms in Cox’s Bazar Based on Nur’s information, the elite force is conducting drives to arrest other members of the group. Suspected ARSA commander killed in ‘gunfight’ at Rohingya camp: APBN
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three fugitive convicts, who were sentenced to life term jail in a case over violating an 8th grader for four years after kidnap, from Bhatara area of the capital on Friday . The arrestees were Bakul Mia, son of Meda Sheikh, his son Shakil, 22, and daughter Shimu Begum. Tipped off, a team of Rab-2 conducted a drive in the area and arrested them, said a press release of Rab. 25-year-old man arrested over Dhanmondi rape incident According to the press release, Shakil abducted a class VIII student from the city's Gulshan area on way home from school in February, 2019. Shakil kept her confined till January 17, 2022 after giving sedatives with the help of other convicts. During this period Shakil used to rape the girl. Fugitive war crimes accused arrested in Cox’s Bazar On January 17, 2022, the girl managed to flee and returned to her house. A complaint was lodged with police over the kidnap and rape. In 2022, the Women and Child Repression Tribunal Judge sentenced the trio to life imprisonment in the case. The trio served jail for three months and later they went into hiding after securing bail in the case. DB arrests 4 in connection with police constable's death from stabbing in Dhaka's Farmgate
A Sylhet court on Wednesday placed 13 BNP and Chhatra Dal leaders and activists on a one-day remand in a case over alleged involvement in police assault and obstruction of government work. Sylhet Kotwali police station arrested them on Tuesday and produced them in court seeking a five-day remand for each. However, Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate third court Judge Sharmin Khanam placed them a one-day remand each, said Sylhet District BNP General Secretary Emran Ahmed Chowdhury, who appeared for them at the court. The accused are Sylhet Mahanagar Chhatra Dal joint secretary Abul Hossain, former co-organizer Md. Abdus Salam, Juba Dal leader Parvez Ahmed, Raju Ahmed, Chhatra Dal leader Kamrul Hasan, Goalabazar Union Chhatra Dal members of Osmaninagar Upazila Junaid Hossain, Saiful Islam, Md. Hafizur Rahman, former Publicity Secretary of Metropolitan BNP Shamim Mazumder, Joint General Secretary of Ward No. 3 BNP MA Lahin, Member of Ward No. 25 BNP Badrul Islam, Ward No. 27 BNP General Secretary Nazrul Islam, and Jasa leader Siraj Uddin. On May 2, police arrested eight leaders and activists from a Chhatra Dal procession in the Chowhatta area of Sylhet. Later, sub-inspector (outpost in-charge) Kazi Jamal Uddin of Kotwali police station's Shahjalal R. investigation center filed a case against eight named people and 150 to 200 unnamed individuals. They were accused of assaulting police and obstructing government work. Police later arrested some others in that case. In Sylhet, the police have arrested 50 leaders and activists of BNP and its associate organizations in various cases, said Emran Ahmed Chowdhury. “Police said in the remand application in the court that the accused could do more sabotage. Interrogation on remand is necessary to obtain information from them. However, we said that no such incident happened as per the information given in the case details. There is no legal basis for putting the accused on remand in such cases," he said.