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Moudud says prosecution failed to prove against Khaleda

Live Correspondent: BNP leader Moudud Ahmed has said the prosecution has failed to prove the charges of corruption against Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust case. Moudud, one of the counsels for Khaleda in the case, said, "There is no witness against her in the case. ACC has failed to produce any evidence suggesting she is involved in any way or other in the case." He was speaking to... details

HC upholds 139 BDR soldiers death penalty

Live Correspondent: The High Court today upheld death penalty for 139 paramilitary soldiers out of 151 for staging the barbaric 2009 carnage in the then Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) at their Pilkhaana headquarters in the heart of the capital. "One thirty nine (rebel BDR solider) will have to walk to gallows and 146 will be imprisoned for life," attorney general Mahbubey Alam told a media... details

JMB operative held at Uttara

Live Correspondent: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an active member of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from the city's Uttara area on Tuesday midnight. "We arrested a JMB operative Ayub, 21, son of Abu Taher of Cox's Bazar, from in front of Pacific Tower on road no-13, sector-10 of Uttara along with religious fanatic books around 11.30pm on Tuesday,"... details

HC upholds death for Noor, Tareque, 13 others for Narayanganj 7-murder

Live Correspondent:  The High Court today upheld death sentences of 15 convicts, including main accused Noor Hossain, dismissed RAB officials Lt Col Tareque Sayeed Mohammad, Maj Arif Hossain and Lt Commander SM Masud Rana, in sensational Narayanganj seven-murder trial. The High Court division bench comprising Justice Bhabani Prasad Singha and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam passed the order this... details

13th anniversary of Aug 21 grenade attacks tomorrow

Live Correspondent:  The nation with heavy hearts will observe the 13th anniversary of the gruesome August 21 grenade attack tomorrow with a renewed call for holding trials of perpetrators of the carnage. Although 13 years have been elapsed after the savage, the trial in the cases relating to the grenade attacks has not yet been disposed of, but the prosecution expressed their hope to... details

Panthapath militant Shibir activist, father local Jamaat leader

      Live Correspondent: The terror suspect killed in an anti-terror raid in Dhaka’s Panthapath was a member of the Jamaat-e-Islami’s student wing and his father is a leader of the Islamist party in his native Khulna, police officers say. The man, who blew himself up at a hotel in the capital’s Panthapath, has been identified as Saiful Islam, a local of... details

Militant commits suicide amid police raid in city

Live Correspondent:  A presumed militant today committed suicide on the face of a security raid with police saying he planned to attack the city's main Mourning Day rally recalling the 1975 assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Police said they identified slain militant Saiful Islam to be an operative of outlawed Neo-JMB who was under surveillance amid... details

Five money laundering cases against Apan Jewellers

Live Correspondent: Customs intelligence on Saturday filed five separate cases against three owners of Apan Jewellers under Money Laundering Prevention Act on charges of being in possession of 15 maunds of gold and diamonds illegally and concealing them from tax authorities. Five assistant revenue officers (ARO) of customs intelligence filed the cases with Gulshan... details

‘Govt scrutinizes scopes to overturn SC verdict’

Live Correspondent:  Law Minister Anisul Huq today said the government was scrutinizing scopes to overturn the Supreme Court verdict scarping parliamentary authority to impeach higher judiciary judges. "We are aggrieved by this verdict and are certainly considering whether to file a plea to review the apex court judgement. We are yet to take decision on this as we are scrutinizing each... details

‘Information on fugitive killers of Bangabandhu updated’

  Live Correspondent:  Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today said the government has updated information on all fugitive killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and efforts are on to bring back home them. "Diplomatic efforts are underway to bring back home all the fugitive killers of Bangabandhu who have taken shelter in different countries," he told a press... details

Biswajit murder: HC upholds death for two

  Live Correspondent: The High Court on Sunday upheld the death verdict of Rafiqul Islam Shakil and Rajon Talukdar, two among the eight condemned in Biswajit murder case. Meanwhile, four other accused had their sentences reduced to life imprisonment while two were acquitted from the charge. The HC bench of Justice Md Ruhul Quddus and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabortty started... details

‘Injury marks found on Banasree housemaid’s body’

  Live Correspondent: Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital have allegedly found minor injury marks in head and throat of the housemaid who mysteriously died in Banasree area of Dhaka on Friday. “We found minor injury marks in the head and throat of the victim after the autopsy,” Sohel Mahmud, assistant professor of DMCH forensic department, told reporters. Whether... details

Khaleda asked to appear before court on September 12

      Live Correspondent: A court has asked BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on September 12 in 11 cases, including one for sedition filed over her remarks in relation to the number of martyrs during the 1971 Liberation War. Dhaka Metropolitan Session Judge Kamrul Hossain Mollah passed the order after hearing separate time petitions filed by... details