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  • Leader of fraud gang which targeted mobile banking users, held in Dhaka

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims to have arrested the leader of fraud gang, who had been misappropriating money from mobile banking users, from Dhaka’s Mirpur area.

  • 3 human traffickers held in Dhaka

    Rapid Action Battalion claims to have arrested three human traffickers in a drive at Khilgaon in Dhaka as they were planning to send some Rohingyas abroad illegally.

  • BNP leader Hafiz held

    Law enforcers arrest BNP Vice-chairman Maj (retd) Hafiz Uddin Ahmed from Dhaka Airport.

  • 2 cases filed against Samrat

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) files two separate cases against expelled Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat with Ramna Police Station under firearms and narcotics control acts.

  • Rohingya robber leader Nur Mohammad killed in gunfight

    3 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

    Three people, described as drug peddlers by the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab), are killed in an alleged gunfight in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar.

  • 3 kids drown in Brahmanbaria

    Drug dealer held with yaba in B’baria

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detained a man along with 3,840 yaba pills from Brahmanbaria town.

  • Tk 2cr cocaine seized from bus in Pabna

    Rab seized about 340 grams of cocaine worth an estimated Tk 2 crore from an inter-city bus in Pabna’s Ishwardi upazila on Sunday and arrested two people in this connection, said a press release issued by the elite force.

  • 3 jailed for marketing adulterated medicine

    A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Dhaka jails three people for differed terms and fined Tk five lakh each for buying, reserving and marketing contaminated medicine for cancer.

  • Rohingya robber leader Nur Mohammad killed in gunfight

    Two killed in ‘gunfights’ in Gazipur, Bogura

    Two men were killed in separate “gunfights” in Gazipur and Bogura early yesterday.

  • Ridoy Arrested

    Painter turns conman!

    The Rab has arrested seven members of a gang which used to “deceive people” in the name of selling Saudi Riyal at half price.

  • 4 restaurants fined Tk 4 lakh in Dhaka

    A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) fines four restaurants Tk 4 lakh in Dhaka’s Moghbazar area for keeping food items in ”unhygienic condition”.

  • ‘Drug peddler’ held in Dhaka

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members detain an alleged drug peddler along with 500 bottles of Phensidyl from Dhaka’s Dhamrai upazila.

  • Businesswoman held, remanded

    Rab has arrested a woman entrepreneur in a case filed under the controversial section 57 of the ICT Act for “spreading rumours and sharing provocative posts” on social media over the recent student protest.

  • 'Please help us find him'

    Wife of former commanding officer of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) Lt Col Hasinur Rahman pleads to the prime minister for directing law enforcers to find her husband, who has remained traceless for over a week.

  • Rab seeks authority to conduct random drug tests

    Director General of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday sought authority from government to conduct random drug testing on persons who it suspects of drug abuse.

  • 2 ‘drug peddlers’ of Dhaka killed in ‘gunfights’

    Two suspected drug peddlers are killed in separate incidents of gunfights with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Narayanganj and Dhaka.

  • PM asks Rab to fight drugs

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directs the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) to continue its drive against drugs to save the country and children from its (drugs) clutches side by side with maintaining law and order to keep up development spree.

  • Rab pledges to quash leak-sters, ‘like militants’

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) pledges to crush leak-sters who are plaguing the country’s educational sector by leaking question papers of public examinations.

  • 3 JMB men held with pistol, bomb in Rajshahi

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members arrest three suspected members of banned outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi.

  • Mymensingh city Jubo League leader Azad Sheikh killing

    Rape accused killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

    The fugitive accused of a rape case is reportedly killed in a gunfight with Rab at Chokoria upazila in Cox’s Bazar.

  • Missing BNP leaderarrested by Rab

    Rab yesterday confirmed that it arrested BNP leader Anisur Rahman Talukder Khokon over allegations of plotting subversive activities around 20 hours after he went missing in the capital's Gulistan area.

  • Three JMB operatives blow themselves up

    Three militant suspects were killed after they allegedly detonated suicide vests during an anti-terror operation by Rapid Action Battalion at a remote char on the Padma in Chapainawabganj yesterday.

  • This time, no trace of book importer

    Rab members yesterday picked up Liberation War hero Habibul Alam from the capital's Eskaton and interrogated him for around seven

  • Kidnap in Bangladesh

    4 members of kidnapping gang held, 2 abductees rescued

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrest four members of a kidnapping gang and rescue two abductees from city's Mugda area

  • Rab arrested co pilot

    He plotted to fly plane into VIP houses

    The Rab yesterday arrested a Biman Bangladesh Airlines co-pilot, who according to the force, was planning to carry out a suicide attack on the residences of government high-ups with an aircraft.

  • 'Drug dealer' killed in 'gunfight'

    An alleged drug dealer was killed in a "gunfight" between his cohorts and Rab in Chittagong city's Ice Factory Road area early yesterday.

  • 2 killed in 'gunfights' with Rab, police

    Two alleged criminals were killed in “shootouts” between their cohorts and law enforcers in Chittagong and Habiganj early yesterday.

  • 'Model to militant'

    Once a young model, Imam Mehedi Hasan turned into a militant leader about two years ago, claimed Rab.

  • Man dies in Rab custody

    A man died in the custody of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) early yesterday, hours after members of the elite force arrested him at Naogaon.

  • Huge blasts at 'terror den' in capital

    Casualties are feared in a flat in the capital's Darus Salam after a suspected militant allegedly detonated bombs last night.