Tuesday, 19 February, 2019, 4:35 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]



Sagar-Runi murder
Mamunur Rashid
No headway even after seven yearsSeven years have elapsed, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is yet to find any clue to  Sagar- Runi murder.The RAB has been extended 62 times of the deadline for submitting a progress report on Sagar- Runi case. Moreover, the investigation has been shifted from one agency to another while the authorities' repeatedly made hollow promises.Investigators ...
Anti-Drug Drive
1 lakh cases filed since May
Mamunur Rashid
400 drug peddlers killed, 1.5 lakh arrestedAt least 400 alleged drug peddlers have been killed, 1.5 lakh arrested and 1 lakh cases were filed since the law enforcers started a nationwide anti-drug crackdown in May.   Some 150,000 drug suspects have been arrested since law enforcement agencies sharply stepped up their anti-narcotics operations on May 14, in a campaign aimed largely at ...
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 ...
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