extortion

A novel way of extortion!

The use of an elephant to stop vehicles on the Gazipur-Pubail road to collect extortion money, as can be seen in a photograph published by this newspaper yesterday, although not uncommon in our...

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

‘Extortionists’ gun down 2 in Narsingdi

Two people are shot dead allegedly by extortionists in Bhagdi area of Narsingdi.

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

Rab detains Rab man for 'extortion'

The Rapid Action Battalion yesterday detained one of its members and four others for allegedly extorting money from a man at Sonargaon in Narayanganj.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

Rab man held over extortion in Narayanganj

The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detain one of its members along with four people in connection with extortion in Narayanganj.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Barisal city cop suspended for ‘extortion’

A Barisal police official has been suspended after a primary investigation found him guilty of extortion and harassing two businessmen.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

New way for extortion

In a bizarre incident, cleaners of Dhaka City Corporations dump large quantity of stinky garbage in front of some business establishments in Gulshan after the offices refused to pay them ‘tips’.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Man stabbed and shot dead ‘by extortionist’ in Noakhali

Man stabbed dead by extortionist in Noakhali Sadar upazila.

August 16, 2015
August 16, 2015

Jubo League attack Chandpur students, 40 hurt

At least 40 were injured when ruling party’s youth wing Jubo League swooped on a procession brought out by the school students protesting extortion today.

August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015

Unite to establish democracy, Bangabandhu’s ideology: Dr Kamal

Dr Kamal Hossain urges people to unite against terrorism, extortion, corruption, money laundering, looting and grabbing in order to establish democracy, and ideology of Bangabandhu.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

Pakistan probes child abuse scandal

Seven people have been arrested in eastern Pakistan on suspicion of involvement in a child sexual abuse and extortion scandal.

July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015

Extortion with help of DNCC officials

The Daily Star's report on illegal toll collection by a gang of extortionists in collusion with DNCC staff highlights an undeniable fact.