Friday, October 30, 2020 | ePaper

Shahed gets life term in arms case

  • Print


Court Reporter :
A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced Regent Group chairman Shahed Karim alias Mohammad Shahed to life term imprisonment in an arms case.
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Imrul Kayesh pronounced the verdict in presence of the convict.
Of the total 14 witnesses, 11 have, so far, gave their statements in court.
On September 20, the state counsel and the defence completed their arguments in the case. Then, the court fixed today for the verdict. The trial proceeding of the case is ended within eight working days.Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Shahed on July 15 from under the Bailey Bridge in the Komarpur border area of Debhata upazila in Satkhira while he was fleeing to India.
They seized a pistol, three bullets and 2,330 Indian rupees and he was then taken to Dhaka by helicopter.
Later, the case was registered with Debhata Police Station.

More News For this Category

Defaming a person is a crime but ridiculing our Prophet is free expression: This hypocrisy not acceptable

The angry reaction in the Muslim world continues to escalate against French President Emmanuel Macron's anti-Muslim remarks as thousands condemning his hateful language, calling for a boycott of French

Job seekers, who passed the government primary school assistant teacher recruitment examination, observe their fast-unto-death programme in front of the National Press Club in the city on Thursday seeking Prime Minister's intervention for immediate formation of a recruiting panel.

Job seekers, who passed the government primary school assistant teacher recruitment examination, observe their fast-unto-death programme in front of the National Press Club in the city on Thursday seeking Prime Minister's intervention for immediate formation of a recruiting panel.

Notice over dress code draws flak from all quarters

Staff Reporter  :The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sought an explanation from the IPH director Dr Muhammad Abdur Rahim for his notice over dress code that has triggered strong

Eid-e-Miladunnabi today

The country will observe the holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi today, marking the anniversary of birth of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him) amid massive religious festivity and fervor.Different government and non-government organizations,

Bangladesh edges past India, lags behind Sri Lanka in law and order index

News Desk :Bangladesh scores 81 and ranks 15 out of 144 countries in the law and order index issued by Gallup, a Washington-based analytics and advisory organization, in its latest

Forex reserves hit $41 billion

Staff Reporter :The foreign currency reserves crossed $41 billion ($4,100 crore) on Thursday, three weeks after crossing the $40 billion for the first time.The reserves at the Bangladesh Bank stood

Azerbaijan says Armenia used cluster bombs in deadly Barda attack

Al Jazeera News :Azerbaijan has accused Armenia of using cluster munitions in two days of attacks, killing at least 25 people and wounding dozens in Barda, eastern Azerbaijan, near Nagorno-Karabakh.Armenia

As Covid-19 roars back in US, Trump stages rallies in Arizona

Reuters, Goodyear :With less than a week before Election Day, President Donald Trump held a pair of in-person campaign rallies in Arizona on Wednesday despite a U.S. surge in Covid-19

PBI seeks remand for ASI Raihan

Our Correspondent :The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has presented Assistant Sub-Inspector Raihanul Islam, the prime accused in a gang rape case, before a court in Rangpur and asked for

Extra-judicial killings reduced significantly since August: ASK

Staff Reporter :Incidents of extrajudicial killings came down significantly in the country since August. Nine persons only were victims of such incidents till October, rights group Ain O Salish Kendra