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Idris Ali Sardar gets death penalty

The International Crimes Tribunal -1 has given death penalty to Shariatpur razakar leader Idris Ali Sardar, tried in absentia, for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War of Bangladesh. The three-member tribunal conducted by Justice Anwarul Haq gave the verdict on Monday morning. Idris, 67, of Mahmudpur of Shariatpur, is yet to be arrested, while his partner in crimes …

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Obaidul Quader, newly elected General Secretary of Awami League

Obaidul Quader, newly elected General Secretary of Awami League, assured that he will now perform both duties assigned to him as road transport and bridges minister and general secretary of the ruling party. He came up with the statement while addressing a view exchange meeting in Dhanmondi’s Priyanka Community Centre in the capital on Monday. “Now I will monitor roads …

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4 female JMB members on 5-day remand

A Dhaka court placed four female members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on five days remand for each. Metropolitan Magistrate Pranab Kumar Hui passed the order after hearing on the case on Wednesday. Police Inspector (Operation) of Mirpur Model Police Station Shah Jalal Alam applied to the court seeking seven days remand for them. The remanded are—Aklima …

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RAB publishes revised list of 70 missing people

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) today published a revised list of 70 people, who went missing from different districts of the country recently. The elite force, in a Facebook post requested countrymen to inform nearby RAB team if they have any information about those on the list. The newly enlisted missing are- Shahidul Alam, 35, Jibon, 27, Hossain Ahmed, 32, Imdadul …

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Six people have been sentenced to death for murdering schoolboy

Six people have been sentenced to death while three got life term imprisonment for murdering a schoolboy in Kapasia of Gazipur. Gazipur`s District Additional Sessions Judge Md Fazle Elahi Bhuiyan delivered the verdict on Tuesday. All the condemned convicts were also fined tk 10,000 each. The condemned convicts are Rafiqul Islam, Atiqul Islam, Atique Sheikh, Selim Sheikh, Anwar Hossain Sheikh …

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