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  • Badda Crime Gangs: Paid and run by criminals hiding abroad

    In the last two years, at least a dozen people have been shot dead in the capital's Badda by gangs run by some top criminals holed up abroad.

  • 'Licensed' guns going to criminals

    To make money, some authorised arms dealers are allegedly selling legally imported and licensed guns to underworld criminals and their accomplices.

  • Arms Smuggling: Just so easy

    In recent years, the country's northwestern border in Chapainawabganj has emerged as a major route for smuggling in arms. It has of late become militants' most preferred point for collecting illegal firearms and explosives. This is the route through which terror outfit “Neo JMB” smuggled in the guns and bombs used in last year's Gulshan café attack. With such chilling information surfacing, Shariful Islam visits the zero line area of Indo-Bangla border in the district to investigate how the illicit trade goes on there so easily.

  • ASP found murdered on city outskirts

    An assistant superintendent of police (ASP) of Savar highway circle was killed by unidentified assailants hours after he left his Uttara

  • ‘Terrorist’ shot dead in front of Jessore jail

    Miscreants shot dead an accused of several criminal cases today when he was coming out of Jessore jail on bail.

  • 34 militants among 3,245 held on day 3

    Over 3,200 people are detained countrywide on the third day of the anti-militancy crackdown. Among them only 34 were suspected militants.

  • Injured newly-elected UP chairman of Joypurhat dies

    A newly-elected chairman in Joypurhat Sadar upazila, who was stabbed and shot by unknown criminals six days ago, succumbed to his injuries.

  • Sheikh Hasina

    Govt to curb evil design of secret killings: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the government will be able to curb all evil designs of BNP, including secret killings, as it could restrain the party from killing in broad daylight.

  • Man stabbed to death

    A man was stabbed to death by unidentified criminals at Siddikbazar in the capital's Old Dhaka yesterday when he was going to Fulbaria

  • Criminals busy making it barren

    A few gangs are plundering trees from the reserve forest at Gangamati near Kuakata of Patuakhali.

  • Criminals kill madrasa student

    Unidentified assailants have killed a madrasa student by slitting his throat in Kalai upazila of Joypurhat.

  • EC asks law enforcers to go tough

    Chief Election Commission Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday directed the law enforcers to open fire on criminals if they try to occupy polling stations or stuff ballot boxes during the union parishad polls.

  • Another ATM fraud

    Criminals are now using international credit cards issued by foreign banks to steal money.

  • 6 ‘criminals’ held; motorcycles, car seized

    Detectives claim detention of six criminals from three districts including Dhaka and seize 21 motorcycles and a private car from their possession.

  • How they get freed on bail?

    Members of the cabinet committee on law and order yesterday came down heavily on police for torturing a Bangladesh Bank official and a staff of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), saying those incidents had tarnished the image of the department.

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    ‘Criminal’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Laxmipur cops

    An alleged criminal has been killed and two of his associates injured in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Laxmipur Sadar upazila.

  • Pakistan carries out mass hangings

    Pakistan has hanged 12 convicts, the largest number of people executed on the same day since the country overturned a ban on executions.