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    7 held over question paper leak

    The Detective Branch of police has claimed to have arrested seven persons for leaking question papers of recruitment tests through devices.

  • Subarnachar Rape: Charge sheet submitted against 16

    The Detective Branch (DB) of police yesterday submitted a charge sheet before a Noakhali court naming 16 people as accused in a case filed over the gang rape of a housewife in Subarnachar upazila.

  • Huji now raising funds through robbery: DB

    Banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad Bangladesh (Huji) had been engaged in fund collection through robbery to reorganise itself and free a death row inmate either by ambushing a prison van or attacking a jail, police said.

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    DB men involved in kidnapping

    If abuse of power is the worst of all forms of corruption, as some say, a section of our security forces is definitely making the most of it.

  • 1750 yaba tablets seized

    Detective Branch (DB) of Police in separate drives arrested two drug peddlers with illegal drugs and arms in Dewanganj and Islampur upazilas of the district on Monday night.

  • 5 fake detectives held in Dhaka

    Law enforcers claims to have arrested five fake members of Detective Branch of police along with a pistol and a revolver from Dhaka.

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    IO of SP’s wife killing case changed

    The investigation officer (IO) of police official’s wife Mahmuda Khanam Mitu murder case has been changed. Kamruzzaman, an assistant commissioner of Detective Branch (DB), has been given charge of the case in place of DB Inspector Rakibuddin.

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    5 held over textile mill official killing

    Detectives detain five persons in Khilgaon of Dhaka for their alleged involvement with the killing of a textile mill official last week.

  • DB moves to file sedition case against BNP's Aslam

    Detective Branch (DB) of police will submit an application today to the home ministry seeking its permission to file a sedition

  • 'Murder attempt' on Joy: Shafik Rehman remanded

    Seven hours into his arrest, Shafik Rehman, a pro-BNP intellectual, is placed on a five-day remand in a case filed for alleged attempts to abduct and murder Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • Banasree 2-kid murder probe handed to DB

    Detectives have been tasked with the probe into the death of two children - 14-year-old Nusrat Aman Aroni and her six-year-old brother Alvi Aman - in Dhaka’s Banasree area. According to law enforcers, they were killed by their mother Mahfuza Malek Jasmine.

  • 4 'robbers' hurt in 'gunfight' with cops

    Four suspected robbers were hit by bullets during a “gunfight” with a team of Detective Branch of police in Gazipur city's Kodda

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    Detective hurt in Badda attack

    A member of detective branch (DB) of police is injured as alleged miscreants attacked a team of DB in North Badda of Dhaka.

  • Pakistan high commission staff held, freed later

    Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka yesterday alleged a team of the Detective Branch of police threatened to kill one of its employees if he failed to provide them with a huge amount of money.

  • 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.

  • 12 ‘doping gang members’ held in Dhaka

    Detectives claim detention of 12 members of doping gangs including two ringleaders of such rackets from Dhaka.

  • DB takes over Niloy murder probe

    DB takes over charge of blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy’s murder probe from police, three days after the killing.

  • 20 members of 'dope gang' held in Dhaka

    Detectives arrest 20 members of an agyan (dope) party from different parts in Dhaka.

  • ‘War criminal’ held in Shariatpur

    Shariatpur police arrested a war crimes suspect, hours after a war crimes tribunal issued arrest warrant against him for his alleged involvement in war-times crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • 7-8 involved in Oyasiqur killing, suspect tells magistrate

    A suspect today told a metropolitan magistrate in Dhaka that seven to eight including Zikurullah and Ariful Islam were involved in the killing of blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu.

  • Secure bail before running for city polls: DB

    Legal action will be taken against accused in criminal cases if they run for Dhaka city polls without securing bail, DB official says

  • ‘BSF’ picks up 4 Bangladesh detectives

    Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) allegedly pick up four members of the Detective Branch (DB) of police at Comilla frontier after they entered into the no-man's land to arrest a Bangladeshi man

  • ‘Hijacked car’ driver found dead from Turag

    The body a chauffeur who went missing after the hijacking of a private car from Mirpur area in Dhaka was recovered today from the Turag River in Tongi

  • 5 held for 'manufacturing fake currency'

    Detectives detain five alleged fake currency manufacturers along with counterfeit notes worth Tk 35 lakh in Ramna area of Dhaka

  • Get DNA test done by FBI, court tells Avijit murder investigators

    A Dhaka court today ordered the Detective Branch (DB) of police to get a DNA test of the Avijit Roy murder evidence done by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

  • Detectives raid Farabi’s Sylhet house

    DB conducts a drive in the Sylhet residence of Shafiur Rahman Farabi, prime suspect in the blogger-writer Avijit Roy killing.

  • Ctg city Jamaat chief held

    Detectives detain Ahsan Ullah Chowdhury, acting chief of Jamaat-e-Islami, from the Chittagong city unit in Halishahar area on charge of planning sabotage during the ongoing blockade and hartal enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance.

  • 13 Shibir men held in Rajshahi

    Detectives have arrested 13 activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir in Rajshahi city in an arson case

  • 5 JCD men held at DU

    Five activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal are held on Dhaka University campus this morning for their alleged attempt to bring out a procession in support of the ongoing hartal.

  • FBI team in Dhaka

    A four-member team of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrived in Dhaka to help in investigation into the murder of writer-blogger Avijit Roy.