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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]

crime follow-up
Police wraps up probe but fail to submit charge sheet
Mamunur Rashid
Mitu murder case shelved for 3 years The sensational murder case of Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, wife of former SP Babul Akter, has remained in deep fridge for three years since her assassination by hired goons in the port city of Chattogram. Police is said to have wrapped up the investigation but failed to submit charge sheet of the case.The officials of Chattogram ...
 Crime Follow Up
Mamunur Rashid
Tonu’s rape, murder still a mystery to IOThe investigation into the rape and murder of Sohagi Jahan Tonu, a student of Cumilla Victoria College, has made no headway in solving the mystery behind the murder in the last three years and four months.   Investigation officer of the murder case recently said they were trying to match DNA samples with suspects in the ...
Sagar-Runi Murder
Mamunur Rashid
Investigation yet to see light of dayThe case filed for the murders of journalist couple Sagar Sarwar and Meherun Runi is still awaiting an uncertain fate.The couple were killed in their bedroom on February 11, 2012 in the capital.  The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has so far extended 66 times the deadline for submitting a progress report on the Sagar-Runi case. ...
Attacks On Police
IS claims responsibility
Mamunur Rashid
Police find no link to militantsLaw enforcers do not think that two bomb attacks on police members in April and Sunday in the city have any link to Islamist militants.Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said the attack (on Sunday) was carried out by a vested quarter that wants to create intimidation among people. But it cannot be said now ...
Mediterranean Sea Boat Capsize
Mamunur Rashid
15 returnees may not be survivors: Sleuths Intelligence sources suspect trained militants including Bangladesh nationals, who joined wars in Syria and Iraq, might have entered Bangladesh. The Ministry of Home issued notices to Bangladesh      embassies abroad not to issue travel permits without the Ministry's approval. At least 15 Bangladesh nationals, returned home on Tuesday are not the ones who survived the boat ...
Mamunur Rashid
Human traffickers thriving in human miseryA powerful cartel of human traffickers is active in Bangladesh, whose main aim is to make money by trading the abducted people abroad little thinking about the safety of the persons involved.They also extort money from the victims' families by torturing the kidnapped persons in their custody. As many as 39 Bangladeshis went missing after ...
By Mamunur Rashid
Bangladeshi talents lauded by HuaweiHuawei officially recognized top ten ICT talents selected from five renowned universities of Bangladesh during the graduation ceremony of Huawei’s biggest CSR program 'Seeds for the Future 2019' held at the headquarters of the company at Shenzhen in China recently.  Huawei officials have highly praised the ICT talents saying that Huawei will give the best ...
Wahed Mansion At Churihatta
Mamunur Rashid
Police yet to find owner of warehouse from where fire originated  Police failed to trace out the owner of the warehouse from where the deadly fire broke out at Churihatta in Chawkbazar area of Old Dhaka on February 20 that killed 71 people.The fire started at Wahed Mansion's second floor used for storing chemical, not by gas cylinder of any vehicle or restaurant, said the Institution ...
Seven Murder In Rangamati
7-man probe body formed
Mamunur Rashid
Killers still elude cop scanner Law enforcers have failed to identify who were behind the killing of seven people in Bagaichhari upazila of Rangamati on Monday. Conflicts among different groups in Chattogram Hill Tracts have led to the deaths, it is widely believed. Meanwhile, no group has claimed responsibility for the deaths as yet. Three election officials were among seven ...
Mamunur Rashid
BD’s success in development processIn the era (2000-2015) of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Bangladesh had achieved outstanding success in both poverty eradication and human development. Bangladesh's success in both economic and social fronts bewildered many astute observers, including Professor Wahiduddin Mahmud, who called it a "development surprise". Others called it the "Bangladesh paradox" or "Bangladesh puzzle".Bangladesh's achievements surprised ...
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