Wednesday, 19 September, 2018, 1:13 AM
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]



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 ...
Injured pilot, Baishakhi TV journo die, death toll rises to 51
Mamunur Rashid
Runway confusion led to plane crash in KathmanduA runway confusion led to Monday's US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, the deadliest aviation disaster in Bangladesh's history taking the death toll to 51.The aircraft crash has killed 26 Bangladeshi citizens, including the four crew members of the US-Bangla Airlines, said an official of the Bangladesh Embassy in Nepal. A day after Bangladesh's worst airline ...
Attack Prof Zafar Iqbal
Mamunur Rashid
Who runs Da’wah Ila-Allah?Law enforcers have failed to find out the persons running the online-based militant activities  of  'Da'wah Ila-Allah' whose follower carried out the attempt on the life of eminent academic Prof Zafar Iqbal during a programme at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet on March 3.According to the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime ...
Attack Prof Zafar Iqbal
Mamunur Rashid
Who runs Da’wah Ila-Allah?Law enforcers have failed to find out the persons running the online-based militant activities  of  'Da'wah Ila-Allah' whose follower carried out the attempt on the life of eminent academic Prof Zafar Iqbal during a programme at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet on March 3.According to the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime ...
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