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Dhaka, December 8: The tribunal has sentenced 20 people to death and five to life imprisonment in a case of beating to death of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Abrar Fahad. Judge Abu Jafar Mohammad Kamruzzaman of the Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 pronounced the verdict on Wednesday (December 8).
Dhaka, December 2: A court in the capital city has sentenced 13 people to death over the murders of six teenage students, which took a decade ago place at Amin Bazar, on the outskirts of Dhaka.
Dhaka, November 17: The government has decided to repeal the existing section of the 1872 Evidence Act calling women 'characterless'.
Dhaka, November 10: The court has issued arrest warrants against four people, including former chief justice Surendra Kumar (SK) Sinha. The other three are Safiuddin Askari, Ranjit Chandra Saha and his wife Santri Roy. The court issued the arrest warrant as they were absconding when the verdict was announced.
Dhaka, November 2: Warning surrendered pirates, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Monday that law enforcement will not sit idle if the former decide to go astray.
Dhaka, October 29: The High Court has directed the concerned district judges to investigate the incidents of communal attacks in six districts of the country, including Comilla. The concerned have been asked to investigate the matter and submit a report to the court within the next 60 days. Apart from Comilla, the other five districts include Chandpur, Noakhali, Chittagong, Rangpur and Feni.
Dhaka, October 26: The Criminal Procedure Code of 1897 is being formulated in a timely, modern and in the Bengali language. To this end, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Anisul Huq has constituted a committee to examine the necessary amendments, additions, refinements and modernization of the Criminal Procedure Code.
Dhaka, October 25: The court has fixed November 24 for the submission of the investigation report in the Sagar-Runi murder case. The date of the investigation report of this case has been postponed 82 times.
Dhaka, October 19: The Supreme Court administration has permanently appointed nine judges who were appointed two years ago in addition to the High Court Division of the Supreme Court.
Dhaka, September 25: Eight leaders, including Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Mia Ghulam Parwar, were involved in a conspiracy to illegally overthrow the current government and damage the republic's personality or property. They also expressed the view that their ally Chhatrashibir should be prepared for another August rebirth like August 21. Which is directly involved in terrorist activities, creating panic among the people and disrupting public security.
Dhaka, September 17: President Mohammad Abdul Hamid has directed the Judicial Service Commission to take steps to enable judges to acquire skills in information technology besides appointing judges.
Dhaka, September 15: A court rejected the bail pleas of seven people, including Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Mia Golam Parwar, and sent them to jail in a case filed under the anti-terrorism law. The other accused in the jail are Jamaat-e-Islami's Assistant Secretary General Rafiqul Islam Khan, Naib-e-Amir Maulana ANM Shamsul Islam, Executive Council members Izzat Ullah, Mubarak Hossain and former student camp president Yasin Arafat and chef Md Imam Hossain.
Dhaka, September 15: Two lower court judges have sent unconditional pardon to the popular actress Pori Moni, who was placed on several remands by them. The two judges are Debabrata Biswas and Atiqul Islam. When asked about the remand, the two judges of the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court wrote, "This was an unintentional mistake." On Tuesday they tendered apologies in a written explanation.
Dhaka, September 8: A court has placed nine people, including Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Mia Golam Parwar, in a four-day remand in a case filed under the anti-terrorism law. The other accused remanded are Jamaat-e-Islami's Assistant Secretary General Hamidur Rahman Azad, Rafiqul Islam Khan, Executive Council members Izzat Ullah, Mubarak Hossain, Abdur Rob, former Chhatra Shibir president Yasin Arafat, Jamaat activists Monirul Islam and Abdul Kalam.
Dhaka, August 24: The second day of testimony in the murder case of Major (Retd.) Sinha Md. Rashed Khan has started. The second day of testimony began at 10:15 am on Tuesday (August 24) with the interrogation of the plaintiff and Sinha's elder sister Sharmin Ferdous.