Shaheen Mollah | The Daily Star
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  • ‘He made a fortune through extortion’

    Once a driver by profession, Aminul Islam Hannan of the capital’s Dakshinkhan area, who was recently arrested on charge of shooting a man dead in broad daylight, made a fortune in the last one decade through widespread extortion, said locals.
  • Virus Curbs on Shops: Shop owners take to streets

    Shop owners and employees of New Market, Bashundhara City Shopping Mall and Sadarghat areas in Dhaka took to the streets to protest the government’s decision to keep all shops and malls closed during the seven-day restriction to contain Covid-19 surge.
  • The poor brace for bleaker days

    One thing from the lockdown last year still etched raw in the collective memory of the city is hordes of hungry people coming out onto the streets.
  • ‘Ensuring the safety of helpseekers top priority’

    The National Emergency Service-999 has been providing service to around 23,000 to 25,000 emergency help seekers daily.
  • ‘They have to wear prison uniforms’

    Every accused, convicted after trial and sent to jail, has to wear black/white striped shirt and pajamas as a uniform in prisons.