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    Cop placed on 2-day remand in robbery case

    A Dhaka court places a sub-inspector of Detective Branch of police on a two-day remand in connection with a robbery case.

  • 'Criminal' shot dead in 'shootout' with police

    An alleged criminal was killed in a “gunfight” with the Detective Branch of Police in the capital's Gandaria area early yesterday.

  • DB inspector hurt in last night's raid, dies

    A policeman who was shot late last night after police cordoned off a house in Madhya Pirerbagh area of Mirpur during a raid, dies at Square Hospitals.

  • 9 including 4 Nigerians held in Dhaka

    Detective Branch of police detains nine people including four Nigerians in connections with fraud and human trafficking from the capital yesterday.

  • Cop shot in Dhaka

    Sub-Inspector of Detective Branch of Police is shot by miscreants when he was raiding in Tatnibazar area of Dhaka to nab criminals.

  • 6 members of dope gang held

    Detectives claim detention of six members of a dope gang from Darussalam area of Dhaka.

  • 3 Gazipur detectives withdrawn for 'beating up nurse'

    Three detectives are withdrawn for allegedly beating up a senior nurse of a hospital in Gazipur after they failed to arrest a suspect in an abduction case from the hospital.

  • Arrestee sent to jail

    A Dhaka court yesterday sent Kamal Hossain, the lone arrestee in connection with the Pahela Baishakh sexual assault case, to jail after he refused to give confessional statement before a magistrate.

  • ‘JMB man admits’ shooting Italian pastor in Dinajpur

    Suspected JMB man, arrested in Dinajpur temple attack case, admits that he shot Italian pastor and doctor Piero Parolari, detectives claim.

  • 6 ‘militants’ held while ‘preparing to kill pir’

    Detectives claim to have detained six alleged militants in Dhaka yesterday when they were preparing to kill a 'pir' (spiritual leader) . The detainees are active members of newly-introduced militant organisation, Mujahid of Bangladesh, DMP Joint Commissioner Monirul Islam says.

  • 11 JMB men held at Uttara

    Detectives arrest 11 members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) at Uttara in Dhaka. Some books on Jihadi and explosive materials also seized during the drive at Abdullahpur under Uttara West Police Station.

  • Tavella killing: Matin on 8-day remand

    A Dhaka court places MA Matin on an eight-day remand in connection with the killing of Italian national Cesare Tavella. Matin is younger brother of MA Quayum, Dhaka city BNP joint convener and a former BNP-backed ward commissioner.

  • DB to probe attacks on publishers

    Detective Branch of police are asked to investigate the recent attacks on publishers and bloggers that killed one and injured three others.

  • 15 held over DU, JnU admission question papers leakage

    Law enforcers arrest 15 people from different areas in Dhaka suspected of involvement in leakage of question papers for admission to Dhaka University and Jagannath University.

  • 5 ‘robbers’ held, 6 vehicles seized in Dhaka

    Detectives claim detention of five robbers and seizure of six vehicles from their possession in Dhaka in a crackdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

  • 6 held with Tk 1.20cr fake notes in Dhaka

    Detectives detain six persons over producing fake currency and seize counterfeit notes around Tk 1.20 crore from their possession in Dhaka's Mirpur.

  • 2 'Hizb-ut Tahrir men' among 6 held in Dhaka

    Detectives claimed to have detained six people including two members of the banned organisation Hizb-ut Tahrir from the capital’s Uttara and Mugda areas.

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    ‘Robber’ killed in Comilla ‘gunfight’

    A suspected robber is killed and three others were injured in what law enforcers termed a gunfight between his cohorts and detectives in Comilla Sadar Dakkhin upazila.

  • 9 robbers held with gold in Dhaka

    Detectives detain nine robbers including a ringleader with four tolas of gold ornaments by launching raids in Turag area of Dhaka.

  • 1,200kg bomb-making materials seized, 4 held

    Detectives claim to have seized huge stash of explosives materials from Dhaka and Chittagong cities and detain four persons in this connection.

  • MP’s son Rony on 4-day remand

    A Dhaka court allows detectives to take Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of ruling party lawmaker Pinu Khan, on a four-day remand in a case filed in connection with the shooting and killing of two people on April 14.

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    5 detectives suspended in Ctg

    Authorities suspend five detectives of Chittagong Metropolitan Police as they went on an operation without permission from higher authorities.

  • 6 ‘fake note makers’ held with huge stash

    Detectives arrest six persons for producing fake currency and seize counterfeit notes of around Tk 50 lakh from their possession at Mirpur in Dhaka.

  • Rajib Haider

    Free thinkers targeted repeatedly

    Free thinkers have been repeatedly targets of extremist groups throughout Bangladesh and the trend set in motion is a matter of grave concern

  • FBI gets Avijit murder evidence for DNA test

    Detective Branch of police hand over the evidence of writer-blogger Avijit Roy murder to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for DNA test, Monirul Islam, joint commissioner of DB, confirms it to reporters at his office

  • FBI team visits Avijit murder scene at DU

    A four-member team of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and detectives are inspecting the crime scene at Dhaka University where writer-blogger Avijit Roy was killed on February 26.