• ATM scam: Police looking for Bangladeshi youth

    Police are now looking for a Bangladeshi youth suspecting his involvement with the Ukrainian nationals held for Dutch Bangla Bank’s automated teller machines (ATMs) theft recently.

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    Firecrackers banned on Shab-e-Barat night

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) bans firecrackers in Dhaka city on the night of Shab-e-Barat tomorrow.

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    Fanush banned in Dhaka city

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police imposes restriction on flying Fanush (paper lantern) in the capital to avert any untoward incident.

  • DMP designates streets for car parking in Dhaka

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) designates some spots on different streets for parking of more than 2700 cars temporarily in the capital.

  • Militants pose no major risks now

    The DMP's counterterrorism chief has claimed to have destroyed the operational capacity of militants and has expressed confidence

  • Tk 5 lakh bounty announced again for Selim

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) again announces a bounty of Tk 5 lakh for Selim, a top leader of Ansarullah Bangla Team, seeking information for his arrest in connection with the killings of several bloggers including Avijit Roy.

  • NSU professor, 2 others arrested

    Police arrest three persons including a professor of North South University on charges of renting out a flat to Gulshan café attackers without keeping their personal information.

  • No extrajudicial killings by cops

    Cops never indulge in extrajudicial killings in the name of “crossfire”, but if under attack, they open fire in self defence, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia yesterday.

  • 'Attacker' of Tutul held

    Police yesterday claimed to have arrested an alleged operative of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) who they said directly took part in the murder attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.

  • Bounty for 6 ABT men

    Releasing photos of six alleged Ansarullah Bangla Team men, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police yesterday put bounties on them

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    DMP announces bounty for 6 Ansarullah men

    DMP announces Tk 5 lakh bounty on each of two Ansarullah organisers while Tk 2 lakh for each of four members of the banned militant outfit for their alleged link with recent militant attacks in the country.

  • DMP bans carrying explosives, crackers ahead of Shab-e-Barat

    The Dhaka Metropolitan Police bans the carrying of all types of explosives, crackers and explosion of firecrackers in the city ahead of Shab-e-Barat to be observed on May 22.

  • 8 Bangladeshis held in Singapore for plotting attacks back home

    Singapore says it has arrested eight Bangladeshi workers, who were planning to stage terror attacks back home. The country’s home ministry releases a kill-list found with them, which include MPs, ministers and media personnel. Meanwhile, in Dhaka, cops arrest five other Bangladeshi nationals, who were repatriated from Singapore after the authorities found that they possessed and/or proliferated jihadi-related materials, or supported the use of armed violence.

  • BNP gets DMP nod to hold May Day rally

    The BNP has got permission from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police to hold a rally at the city's Suhrawardy Udyan tomorrow.

  • BNP to hold May Day rally at Suhrawardy Udyan

    BNP has got permission from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police to hold workers’ rally in Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Udyan on the occasion of May Day.

  • Kalabagan killings: Nothing to panic, says DMP chief

    Terming the twin murder of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Tonoy as “isolated incident”, DMP commissioner advises people not to panic.

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    Cops claim Shafik Rehman named 3 others

    Police have claimed that journalist Shafik Rehman disclosed names of three people involved in the alleged plot to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy. Rehman came up with the names when he was interrogated during his remand, a DMP official said.

  • Khadem killed muezzin for mosque fund: Cops

    Lalbagh police arrest four people including the "mastermind" in connection with the murder of a muezzin in Old Dhaka's Islampur on April 5.

  • DB claims Shafik admits meeting suspects in US

    Police yesterday claimed Shafik Rehman admitted to having held "more than one meeting" with those convicted by a US court for bribing an FBI special agent to collect "confidential information".

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    DMP info collection: SC wants decision on legality by May 31

    Supreme Court asks High Court to give its decision by May 31 on a ruling over the legality of collecting information from the tenants by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).

  • HC questions DMP provision

    The High Court yesterday questioned the legality of a provision under which the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has been collecting information about residents of the metropolitan area.

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    2 Dhaka cops suspended over 'bribe taking'

    Two police officials of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station in Dhaka are suspended for allegedly detaining three employees of a recruiting agency and forcing them to pay bribes.

  • 4 suspected militants held in city

    Detectives have arrested four suspected militants from Kalyanpur bus stand area in Dhaka and sezed religious books from their possession.

  • No central database soon

    The personal information of tenants and house owners that Dhaka Metropolitan Police has been collecting on paper is being stored at police stations, while the work to set up a central database, as announced earlier, has yet to begin.

  • HC clears way for DMP to collect info

    The High Court yesterday cleared the way for Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to collect information about residents of the area under its jurisdiction.

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    HC clears way for DMP to collect residents' info

    The High Court clears the way for Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to collect information from the tenants of DMP area.

  • Policeman shoots at cable TV staff

    In a demonstration of sheer arrogance, an assistant sub-inspector of Dhaka Metropolitan Police yesterday shot an employee of a cable

  • HC order on DMP info collection March 13

    The High Court fixes March 13 for passing order on a writ petition filed seeking its directive on the government to stop collecting information about landlords and tenants by Dhaka Metropolitan Police.

  • Writ seeks halt to cop drive for Dhaka citizens’ info

    A Supreme Court lawyer moves a writ petition with the High Court seeking a halt to Dhaka police’s drive to collect identification information about the city dwellers.

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    Legal notice seeks halt to biometric SIM registration

    A Supreme Court lawyer serves a legal notice seeking a halt to biometric registration for subscriber identity module (SIM) cards of mobile operators claiming it violates privacy and has a potential malafide intention.