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  • 4 arrested for 'abducting' employer in India

    The Bengaluru police arrest four employees of a private IT company for allegedly kidnapping their boss for not paying salaries for several months.

  • chittagong university

    CU forms body to investigate Amdadul's 'abduction'

    Chittagong University has formed a three-member probe body to investigate the “abduction” of a zoology teacher aspirant before his viva voce exam.

  • Abducted schoolgirl traceless for 12 days

    A Hindu schoolgirl kidnapped from Chailabunia village under Galachipa upazila of Patuakhali 12 days ago, is yet to be rescued while the accused is allegedly threatening the victim's family to withdraw the case.

  • 4 to walk gallows for murder after abduction

    A court here yesterday sentenced four people to death for killing a battery-run easy-bike driver in 2014.

  • Abducted US teen found alive after 3 months

    A 13-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents are killed has been found alive in a rural town about an hour from her home, authorities say.

  • Cops rescue kidnapped boy in Dhaka, 6 held

    Police yesterday rescued a four-year-old boy from Dhaka's Bijoynagar area, two days after he had been kidnapped.

  • Awami League leader Parvez Hossain

    Nine hours in captivity

    Moments before being released by his abductors, an Awami League leader was threatened with death in “crossfire” and forced to sign two sets of blank papers and stamp papers each.

  • Gunfight in Bangladesh

    Schoolboy Killing: Two suspects killed in 'gunfight'

    Two persons, allegedly involved in the abduction and murder of schoolboy Dev Dutt, were killed in a “gunfight” with police in Kushtia's Mirpur upazila early yesterday.

  • 'Save family land' now his struggle

    Police have found two Awami League men and their associates involved in the abduction of green activist Mihir Biswas in the capital's Shyamoli on March 3, investigators said yesterday.

  • Businessman traceless for six days

    A businessman remained traceless for six days after some people identifying themselves as detectives had abducted him from his house in the capital's Bashundhara Residential Area, said his family members.

  • Journalist Utpal Das

    'Abduction' for money?

    The captors of journalist Utpal Das had demanded ransom from him and his family several times, but they never seemed to really want the money. During the 71 days of his captivity, the kidnappers repeatedly asked Utpal to pay money for his release. His father too got phone calls from Utpal's phone twice after his abduction on October 10 from the capital's Dhanmondi area, Days after the abduction, but the caller did not say how and when they want the money to be sent.

  • Farhad Mazhar

    It was not a drama, I was abducted

    Poet and writer Farhad Mazhar yesterday insisted he was a victim of abduction, rejecting law enforcers' claim that it was a stage-managed drama.

  • IGP plays down abductions, disappearances

    Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque yesterday said abduction and enforced disappearances are nothing new in the country.

  • Alleged abductors

    Parents urged to keep an eye on children at malls

    After Friday’s abduction of a young boy from a shopping mall in the city and his rescue later, Dhaka Metropolitan Police urges parents to be vigilant with their children at shopping malls and other such areas.

  • Abducted child rescued in Dhaka, 3 held

    A six-year-old child, who was abducted from Gulshan area in Dhaka, is rescued from Tejgaon area of the capital.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Killing boy after abduction: HC upholds death for one

    The High Court confirms the death penalty of a person and upholds the life imprisonment of another for killing after abduction of eight-year-old boy Mamun at Mirzapur upazilla in Tangail in March, 2003.

  • 'Abducted' mayor found after 2 days

    Jamalpur's Sharishabari municipality mayor, who went missing from the capital's Uttara last Monday, was found in a tea estate in Sreemangal yesterday.

  • Four remain missing for over a month

    Shrouded in her son's memory, Nasrin Akhter is now bed-ridden and anxiously passing her time.

  • Kidnapped child found in N'ganj

    Police rescued a two-and-half-year-old baby boy from a slum in Narayanganj yesterday, a day after he was abducted from a hospital in Dhaka for ransom.

  • Traceless for three months

    Though around three months have passed after the abduction of Chittagong Awami League leader Nur-Nabi Mamun from Noakhali, law enforcers are yet to trace his whereabouts.

  • 'It was not abduction'

    Detectives yesterday interrogated poet and columnist Farhad Mazhar in their custody and presented their evidence nullifying his claim

  • Farhad Mazhar: It doesn't seem to be a case of abduction: IGP

    Police have not yet found any clue as to whether Farhad Mazhar was abducted on the morning of July 3 from near his Adabar residence

  • Remains of missing Kushtia BNP leader found

    Remains of a local BNP leader is recovered in Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia last night, a year after he was abducted from the district.

  • Rab says it has four in its custody

    Families have all along alleged that their loved ones were picked up by law enforcers, who denied the claim. Now, weeks after nine

  • Where are they?

    Before her father disappeared, Rayta was a bright and cheerful girl. Now she is often depressed and spends most of her time at a corner of her home.

  • 138 children raped in last 4 months: Report

    A total of 138 children were raped during the first four months of the current year, according to a report revealed by Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum.

  • Mahmudur sent to jail after remand

    A court in Dhaka sends Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman to jail in a case filed in connection with a plot to 'abduct and kill' Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • Culture of impunity led to more killings: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that increased incidents of killings have arisen out of a prevailing culture of impunity in Bangladesh.

  • Shafik on fresh 5-day remand

    A Dhaka court places journalist Shafik Rehman on fresh 5-day remand in a case filed over an alleged plot to kidnap and kill prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • Murder accused dies ‘jumping off’ Rab car, cops say

    A man accused of abduction and murder of a woman died after allegedly jumping off a vehicle of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) after his arrest in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur, police say.

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