Saturday, 17 November, 2018, 6:51 PM
Mamunur Rashid
Senior Staff Reporter
Mamun is the Senior Staff Reporter focused on crime issues at the Daily Observer  since March ’2014. Previously, he served as Staff Reporter of the New Nation and bangla Daily Ajkar Kajoj.
Mamun can be reached at  [email protected]

Pre-Post Polls Violence
Mamunur Rashid
‘Troublemakers’ under police surveillance Intelligence sources suspects some vested interest groups are active to subvert law and order on or before in the upcoming 11th national elections. They are also trying to create violence ahead of the elections. Their use of cyber war can be a crucial issue during the poll time period, the sources added.  A high official ...
Anti-Narcotics Drive
One more killed in Ctg ‘gunfight’
Mamunur Rashid
No let-up in drug peddlingThere is still no respite in drug peddling despite at least 280 people have so far been killed since the anti-narcotics drive began on May 4.Law enforcers have recovered more than 110 crore Yaba tablets since the crackdown. The Yaba entry routes through Teknaf border of Cox's Bazar are still open, said a source in ...
Mamunur Rashid
Spl police unit soon for combating spread of rumour on facebook  Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) --a specialised police unit, is expected to start operation ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections for combating spread of rumour on Facebook.  The 369-man strong specialised unit -- has already been approved by the government. Cybercrime is rapidly spreading on Facebook as fraudsters prey on users who think the world's ...
Graft In Shipping Ministry
Mamunur Rashid
Jailed chief engineer out to secure bailThe name SM Nazmul Huq grabbed the headlines of different newspapers on April 12, 2018 as a team of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) caught him red-handed taking bribe of Tk5, 00000 in exchange for approving a ship's design.  SM Nazmul Haque was suspended temporarily on April 15.  The Department of Shipping also formed a prove committee ...
Cyber Heist
Mamunur Rashid
BB yet to sue Rizal Bank for $81m of stolen moneyThe Bangladesh Bank is yet to file a case against Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) of the Philippines with a US court to recover US$81 million lost in a cyber heist from its foreign reserve. Earlier, Finance Minister AMA Muhith told journalists that the central bank will file case against the Rizal Bank by April. ...
‘Gunfight’ claims one more
Mamunur Rashid
Yaba continues to pour in despite crackdown on dealers, addictsBangladesh is still being used as a transit point for trafficking of the highly addictive drug, Yaba, to many Southeast Asian markets. In fact, the country is touted to be a route of choice for the Yaba drug dealers. An alleged drug peddler was killed in a "gunfight" with law enforcers in Narail Sadar upazila ...
Two militants still at large
Mamunur Rashid
Two Years Into Holey Artisan AttackTwo years into the attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in the capital's Gulshan, Law enforces are yet to arrest two militants directly involved in the incident that left 20 people dead.The two absconding militants are Shariful Islam Khalid, military commander, and Mammunur Rashid Ripon. Sources in the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crimes (CTTC) unit, the ...
Mamunur Rashid
The expatriate's EidEid means happiness, Eid means eternal love. But for the expatriates, Eid means the pain, the vacuum, the desire to get near to the loved ones. And also Eid means to stay in a lot of trouble, "Yes, I am fine. The joy of Eid is fulfilled only when it can be shared with family ...
Move To Bring Tarique Rahman Back
Mamunur Rashid
Home Ministry to contact InterpolThe Home Ministry has taken up the issue of bringing back acting chairperson of BNP Tarique Rahman, who lives in exile in London, and four others convicted in graft and grenade attack cases, with the global policing agency the Interpol.Home Minster Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal took the initiative after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Tarique Rahman ...
Mamunur Rashid
Concern over 3 disappeared persons grows M Maroof Zaman, a former Bangladesh ambassador to Qatar and Vietnam, Momin Mehedi, Chairman of a political party, Natun Dhara Bangladesh, and Ishrak Ahmed Fahim, 19, a student of Computer Science and Engineering in McGill University in Canada are still missing. According to Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) at least 15 people remain missing including ...
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