Friday, 04 Dec, 2020


Abrar murder case shifted to Speedy Trial Tribunal

DHAKA: The government has decided to transfer the Abrar Fahad murder case to Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 of Dhaka. Law Minister Anisul Huq approved a file in this regard on Thursday (March 12). The case is being shifted from the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court. Abrar Fahad, aged

Dr Yunus pays fine, gets relieved from case

DHAKA: Nobel Laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus has got relieved from a criminal case filed for violating rules of Labour Law by paying Tk 7,500 as fine. Tariqul Islam, labour inspector (general) of the Directorate of Inspection for Factories and Establishments, filed the case with the Third

Mobile courts to curb price of masks: HC

DHAKA: The High Court has asked the authorities concerned to run mobile courts to control price of masks and other necessary items against coronavirus outbreak. The bench also asked to remain vigilant so that none can store up these necessary items and check out certificates of those

What measures taken to fight coronavirus: HC

DHAKA: The High Court asked the authorities concerned about what kinds of preventive measures the government has taken to fight coronavirus in the country. The HC bench comprising of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader gave three verbal directives to Health Ministry

Saima murder case verdict on March 9

DHAKA: A Dhaka court has fixed March 9 to deliver its verdict in the case filed over rape and subsequent murder Samia Afrin Saima at Wari area in the capital. Judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-1 Kazi Abdul Hannan fixed the date on Thursday (March 5). Samia,

HC issues rule on dismissal of district judge

DHAKA: The High Court issued a rule asking why the dismissal of Prirojpur District and Sessions Judge Md Abdul Mannan and add him to the law ministry shouldn’t be declared out of legal authority. The HC bench of Justice Tariq ul Hakim and Justice Md Iqbal Kabir issued the rule on

BNP’s Tabith files case seeking cancellation of polls results

DHAKA: Bringing allegations of irregularity and corruption in the recently-held polls to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), BNP’s candidate Tabith Awal filed a case seeking cancellation of the results.  Tabith Awal filed the case with the Election Tribunal in Dhaka on Monday

Set up breastfeeding corners at factories in 2 months: HC

DHAKA: The High Court (HC) ordered the authorities concerned to set up breastfeeding corners at all mills and factories across the country within two months. The court also directed Labour secretary and Chairman of Department of Labour to submit report within 60 days on implementation

Zia Charitable case: Khaleda seeks HC bail again

DHAKA: BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia filed a bail petition with the High Court again in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case. Khaleda's lawyer panel member Advocate Sagir Hossain Leon filed the petition on Tuesday (Feb 18) afternoon. The petition was filed with the bench of

Prothom Alo editor gets bail upon surrender

DHAKA: A Dhaka court granted Prothom Alo’s Editor Matiur Rahman bail in a case filed over the death of Nayeemul Abrar Rahat, a student of Dhaka Residential Model College. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Muhammad Kaisarul Islam issued the order on Monday after Matiur had

9 get life over Mirpur cable TV businessman murder

DHAKA: A Dhaka court gave life-term imprisonment to nine persons for killing a Dish (cable TV network) businessman in Mirpur area of the capital on 13 January of 1996. Judge of Speedy Trial Tribunal-3 of Dhaka Monir Kamal passed order on Sunday (February 16).  The lifers

HC acquits all 4 convicts in Jihad death case

DHAKA: The High Court acquitted all four people convicted for their negligence causing death of ill-fated child Jihad, who died falling into an abandoned deep shaft in capital’s Shahjahanpur area in 2014. A High Court division bench of Justice Md Ruhul Quddus and Justice ASM Abdul

Gambling declared illegal across country

DHAKA:  The High Court has declared gambling illegal across the country including 13 elite clubs in Bangladesh.  The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Md Mahmud Hassan Talukder came up with the order on Monday (February 10). Lawyer Redowan Ahmed Ranjib moved for

Wife, younger brother of DIG Mizan face arrest warrant

DHAKA: A Dhaka court issued arrest warrant against suspended deputy inspector general (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman’s wife Soheliya Anar Ratna and younger brother Mahbubur Rahman in a graft case on Sunday (Feb 9). Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayes gave the order after

3 to die, 5 get life for killing AL leader in Laxmipur

LAXMIPUR: A Laxmipur court on Thursday (Feb 6) sentenced three persons to death and five others to life term imprisonment for killing a leader of Awami League Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan in the district in 2014. Md Shahenur, district and sessions judge of Laxmipur, pronounced the verdict this

HC rules over banning gender detection of foetus

DHAKA: The High Court (HC) issued a rule asking authorities concerned to formulate a policy or directive to prevent foetal sex determination of the unborn children. An HC bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order on Monday (February 3).

Rifat murder: Court asks to investigate Minni’s involvement

BARGUNA: A Barguna court asked officer-in-charge of Barguna Sadar Police Station to investigate allegation brought against Ayesha Siddiqa Minni for threatening two witnesses of a case filed over the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif. District and Sessions Judge Asaduzzaman on Sunday

Hearing on plea against Minni’s bail Feb 2

BARGUNA: A Barguna court has fixed February 2 hear a petition filed seeking its order to cancel bail to Ayesha Siddiqa Minni granted by High Court in a case filed over the murder of her husband Rifat Sharif. Judge of Women Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Md. Hafijur Rahman on

Publish ad asking SK Sinha, 10 others to appear: Court

DHAKA: A Dhaka court has ordered authorities concerned to publish newspaper advertisement asking former Chief Justice Surendra Kuman Sinha and 10 others to appear before it in a graft case. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Qayes passed the order on Wednesday (January 22).

Khagrachhari man to die for burning wife to death

KHAGRACHHARI:  A man has been awarded death penalty for pouring Kerosene over his wife, which caused her death at Dighinala upazila of Khagrachari in 2009. Judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal as well as of District and Sessions Judge’s court Md. Alamgir Hasan

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