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  • Assault on Law Enforcers: Police accuse 200 in 2 cases

    Police yesterday filed two cases against around 200 people on charge of assaulting six law enforcers during a drive to arrest a trader at Fortune Shopping Mall in the city's Mouchak area on Saturday night.

  • 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.

  • 68 killed in 6 months

    As many as 68 people have been killed in “crossfire” during encounter with law enforcement agencies in the first six months of this year, says Ain o Salish Kendra.

  • 4 ABT militants detained in Ctg: Cops

    Law enforcers claim to have detained four members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from different places of Chittagong.

  • Law enforcers behind disappearances: Khaleda

    BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia says the law enforcers including Rab and police members, who were involved in the incidents of forced disappearances and killings, will be brought to justice.

  • 26 yrs on the run to avoid 2 yrs jail

    In order to avoid two years’ imprisonment, a Rajshahi man managed to escape the law enforcers successfully for 26 years before his luck struck out two days ago.

  • UP polls: BNP candidates getting threats, alleges Rizvi

    The BNP alleges that the party nominated chairman candidates for the union parishad (UP) elections, their agents and supporters are continuously getting death threats.

  • 5 held for ‘killing’ Ctg BCL man

    Law enforcers arrest five people from different areas in Chittagong in a case filed over killing a student of Premier University in the port city yesterday.

  • ASK concerned over ‘harassment of family by law enforcers’

    Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK), a legal aid and human rights organisation, expresses deep concern over the law enforcement agencies’ alleged harassment and pressure on Sohagi Jahan Tonu’s family to give statements they had prescribed.

  • 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.

  • CEC instructs top security for UP polls

    The Election Commission instructs law enforcers to ensure top security measures for fair voting in the upcoming Union Parishad elections.

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    Barisal city cop suspended for ‘extortion’

    A Barisal police official has been suspended after a primary investigation found him guilty of extortion and harassing two businessmen.

  • A rent seeking policeman!

    The horrific experience of an assistant director of the central bank, picked up by a sub-inspector and his cohorts and tortured inside a police...

  • Mayhem at B'baria

    Enraged madrasa students went berserk in Brahmanbaria town yesterday over the death of a fellow student.

  • Main accused held in Dhaka

    Law enforcers yesterday detained the chairman of Bandarban's Naikkhangchhari upazila in connection with the 2012 arson attacks and vandalism at Buddhist temples in Ramu.

  • Step up effort to catch fugitives

    With more than half of the war crimes accused remaining fugitives in the cases filed since August 2014, Home Minister Asaduzzaman

  • Suicide vest, grenades found at ‘JMB den’, 7 held

    In key raid in Dhaka’s bustling Mirpur suburb, cops bust a militant den and seize huge quantity of improvised grenades, plastic explosives and suicide vest. Seven – 3 of them confirmed as JMB militants – are detained after failed attempt to scare away cops by blasting the grenades.

  • 2 held for CU admission fraud

    Law enforcers detain two students for their alleged involvement in fraudulent activities during the admission test for ‘E’ unit of Chittagong University (CU).

  • Ensuring accountability for fair law enforcement

    While police officers are, and should continue to be, held personally responsible for their actions, considerable responsibility rests with the police department and the government to ensure that sound, effective system exists for misconduct by individual officers to be reported, investigated, and dealt with fairly.

  • 8 ‘robbers’ held in Dhaka

    Law enforcers detain eight alleged robbers in Jatrabari of Dhaka last night.

  • Flushing out complicit cops

    Media reports reveal the shocking existence of a syndicate of members of the police force that are allegedly involved in smuggling Yaba drugs.

  • Police in plainclothes defy directives

    We are concerned that law enforcers are continuing their drives in plainclothes, despite a written directive on June 17 from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner that operations of 'civil teams' should be halted immediately.

  • Law enforcers in Yaba trade

    We are shocked that a syndicate of members of the police force were reportedly involved in smuggling Yaba on Cox's Bazar-Dhaka route.

  • Opinion: IGP’s big leader formula

    The IGP has not only revealed how politicised he was, he also revealed the nexus between the cops and lawbreaking ruling party men.

  • Prompt and sensitive handling of rape cases

    Rights organisations have been protesting the insensitivity and sometimes discrimination shown by law enforcers when dealing with cases of sexual assault and rape.

  • Excessive use of force - a remnant of colonial rule?

    The deviation of policemen in the form of criminal acts and other illegal activities are always deplorable as they shake the foundation of society by eroding faith and trust in the rule of law.

  • Adivashi new year procession faces obstruction

    Law enforcers obstruct indigenous people of Khagrachhari from bringing out a procession marking ‘Biju’ festival as they failed to show the copy of the permission for holding the programme.

  • BNP men enter headquarters after 90 days

    BNP leaders and activists enter the party central office at Nayapaltan in Dhaka Saturday, 90 days after the law enforcement agencies allegedly locked it.