Day: January 28, 2020

Khaleda’s bail extended in two defamation cases

The High Court (HC) on Tuesday extended BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's bail by one year in two defamation cases.The HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Kazi Md Ejarul Haque Akondo passed the order after hearing two petitions.Barrister K...
read more

No vehicular movement during city polls

The Election Commission has imposed a ban on the movement of motorcycles for 54 hours and motorised vehicles for 18 hours in the capital for the elections to the Dhaka north and south city corporations slated for February 1While the restrictions on the...
read more

Sima murder: HC upholds death penalty of 8 convicts

The High Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence of eight convicts in a case filed for killing schoolgirl Smrity Debnath Sima after rape during a robbery in Laxmipur Sadar upazila in 2012.Besides, the HC commuted the death penalty of two other convi...
read more

Chapainawabganj JMB man gets 10 years in prison

A court in Chapainawaganj on Tuesday sentenced a member of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to 10 years' imprisonment in a case filed under the Arms Act.Judge of the Special Tribunal Court-3 Md Erfan Ullah handed down the ve...
read more

2 killed in Chattogram bus plunge

Two people were killed and 15 others injured as a bus overturned and plunged into a roadside ditch in Pahartali area of Raozan upazila on Tuesday morning.The deceased were identified as Jahanara Begum, 55, a resident Shilok area, and bus helper Imam Ho...
read more

Destiny MD Rafiqul sentenced to three years jail

A court here on Tuesday sentenced Destiny Group's managing director Rafiqul Amin to three years' jail in a case filed for failing to submit his wealth statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).Dhaka Special Judge Court-8 Judge Shamim Ahmed hand...
read more