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  • Public trust in cops eroding

    People are gradually losing their trust and confidence in law enforcement agencies due to their “continued involvement in criminal activities,” including custodial deaths and disappearance of detainees, rights activists, academics and lawyers have said.

  • More power sought for mobile courts

    Judicial powers of mobile courts should be increased by amending several relevant laws to effectively maintain law and order, check crimes and safeguard public interest, according to a number of executive magistrates and their superiors.

  • Rio artists highlight city's violent underbelly

    As Rio de Janeiro prepares to play Olympic host, one art exhibit is flying a less than celebratory five-ring flag portraying five youngsters shot dead by police in this often deadly city.

  • War crimes: Charges pressed against 6 Gaibandha men

    The prosecution press three charges against six people including a former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker who allegedly committed crimes in Gaibandha during the Liberation War.

  • End Ekram murder trial by 6 months: SC

    Supreme Court directs a trial court to finish by 6 months the trial proceedings of the murder case of Phulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque.

  • Don't allow injustice

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the police officials to take strong action against those committing crimes and injustice, no matter how influential they are or what political affiliation they have.

  • Curbing terrorism, crimes: Bangladesh, Australia police to work jointly

    Bangladesh and Australia police sign deal to work together to curb inter-state terrorism and crimes including drug and arms smuggling, human trafficking and piracy through sharing expertise and information.

  • 5 ‘int’l human organ traffickers’ placed on 3-day remand

    A Dhaka court grants three-day remand against each of the five people held in connection with a case filed against them for their alleged involvement with international human organ trafficking syndicate.

  • Three pro-ruling party men killed by law enforcers

    We were outraged at the heinous crimes perpetrated by some pro-ruling party men in Magura, Hazaribagh and Kushtia.

  • Malaysia human trafficking camp revisited (video)

    Christine Cheah of Crime Watch Raw treks into a bigger, abandons trafficking camp in Wang Kelian, Kedah, which may indicate the involvement of syndicates.

  • Culture of impunity encouraging crimes: Dr Mizan

    National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman says justice is yet to be served in the Kalpana Chakma case even after 19 years of her disappearance, and the culture of impunity in the society is to be blamed for it.

  • Brutal crimes shake society again

    The country had become a “soft” state revealing itself to be completely incapable of fighting the forces of violence and terror. True, the patronage of criminals by politicians in the past and a demoralised police force pushed up the crime graph in the country.