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    One held over infant’s death during mugging

    An alleged mugger has been detained in connection with the death of a six-month-old baby who fell off his mother’s lap and died during a mugging incident in Dhaka’s Doyaganj area on December 18.

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    Cop closed over baby’s death during mugging

    A policeman has been closed for negligence in duty over the baby’s death in Jatrabari yesterday during a snatching attempt on a moving rickshaw.

  • Infant dies during act of mugging

    A six-month-old baby fell off his mother's lap and died in a mugging incident in the capital's Doyaganj area yesterday.

  • 88pc accused acquitted

    Bellal Hossain Sabuj landed in jail four months ago in a mugging case but he walked out of jail two months later on bail. He then

  • Rio Olympics: US swimmers admit to inventing mugging

    US Olympic authorities apologize to Brazil on Thursday as two US swimmers are allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.

  • Rio Olympics: IOC official, swimmers arrested

    Brazilian police arrest two US swimmers and a top International Olympic Committee official as scandal overshadows the Rio Games.

  • Man shot, Tk 20 lakh mugged in Dhaka

    Unidentified muggers shoot an employee of a textile mill and snatch away Tk 20 lakh from him in front of the Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka’s Topkhana road.

  • ‘JMB man’ among 3 killed in Gaibandha, Dhaka ‘shootouts’

    An alleged operative of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and two suspected hijackers have been killed in separate "gunfights" with law enforcers in Gaibandha and Dhaka.

  • 2 shot, robbed off in Dhaka

    Muggers shoot two people and snatched away Tk 2.25 lakh in Gulshan and Paltan areas of Dhaka.

  • Varsity student mugged in Dhaka

    Miscreants, impersonating as detectives, mug Tk 4 lakh from a private university student at Elephant road in the capital’s Dhaka.

  • Patients suffer as Rangpur medical interns continue strike

    Patients at Rangpur Medical College Hospital continue to suffer for the second consecutive day today as interns are observing an indefinite strike protesting mugging incidents on the campus.

  • Muggers kill youth, snatch Tk 2.9 lakh in Dhaka

    Unidentified miscreants shoot dead a youth to snatch Tk 2.9 lakh from his possession in broad daylight at Hazipara in capital Dhaka.

  • Muggers stab student near Dhaka airport

    Muggers have stabbed a student and took off with his money and mobile phone near Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

  • 5 ways to get mugged in Dhaka

    The life of a Dhakaite is a simple one-live and let live. This one simple rule is what makes Dhaka the dream city for muggers. With the rise of such incidents, thieves are becoming more innovative in their trait to keep us constantly baffled with their means of stealing.

  • 5 things to do when your phone is lost

    Losing your beloved cellphone is fairly common business in this city and it seems there are countless ways to lose your phone.The Daily Star interviewed tech experts and cops, who have advised on possible steps to take if you lose your phone.

  • How not to lose your phone in Dhaka streets

    As mobile phone snatching has become one of the most common crimes in the city, you never know when you will become the next victim. After questioning several snatching victims and the police, The Daily Star brings to you the best possible tips to avoid ‘mobile snatching’.

  • 2 ‘muggers’ killed in Ctg bomb blast

    Two alleged snatchers are killed when a crude bomb hurled by the duo during a mugging exploded in Chittagong city.

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    Stay safe from mugging

    Eid is just around the corner, and as if on cue, so and are potential muggers on every street corner waiting to pounce.

  • While in Dhaka, beware of precision mobile snatching

    You can’t believe how fast they snatch; you’re the prey in a flash! You won’t believe how sharp their eyes are, like an eagle, eager to strike.