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    Kurdistan upholds prison sentences for activists, journalists

    Agence France-Presse . Arbil | Updated at 09:11pm on May 04, 2021

    An appeals court in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday upheld six-year jail sentences for five journalists and activists, after a trial criticised by rights groups. Defence...

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    Innocent woman freed after serving 17 months in Chattogram jail

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 06:35pm on May 04, 2021

    Hasina Begum, who was serving jail term instead of the real convict in a narcotic case after police had wrongly arrested her for the similarity...

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    Authorities stop visitors’ meeting with inmates at jail gates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:25pm on April 03, 2021

    The jail authorities again suspended visitors’ entry to the jail gate for meeting their relatives from Sunday in the wake of worsening COVID-19 situation. Inmates...

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    Minu serves jail term of another for food: jail authority

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on April 01, 2021

    Minu, a mother of three children and a widow of cart puller Babul of Mainamati in Cumilla, has been serving jail of murder convict Kulsum...

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    8 hurt in Kushtia jail attack

    IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Updated at 01:35pm on March 20, 2021

    At Least eight people, including a prison guard, were injured during a clash between vegetable traders and Kushtia Cental Jail guards on Friday.  The injured...

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    JMB activist jailed for 10 years

    United News of Bangladesh . Rangamati | Updated at 07:15pm on March 15, 2021

    A Rangamati court on Monday sentenced a member of Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh to 10-year imprisonment in a case filed under Explosive Substances Act. Rangamati District...

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    Ctg Central Jail remains unprotected

    Sarwar Kamal . Chattogram | Updated at 01:15am on March 11, 2021

    A serious breach in the security of the Chattogram Central Jail has been identified by the investigators of a case filed over the jailbreak of...

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    Prisoner ‘missing’ from Chattogram jail

    Staff Correspondent. Chattogram | Updated at 09:19pm on March 06, 2021

    A prisoner, also a prime accused of a murder case, of Chattogram Central Jail had remained missing inside the jail since Saturday morning. The jail...

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    Chattogram jail super, jailer sued for attempt to murder in jail

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:17am on March 02, 2021

    A woman on Monday filed a case naming four people, including Chattogram Central Jail superintendent, jailer, on-duty assistant surgeon and one Ratan Bhattacharjee, for torturing...

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    24 Bangladeshis return from Myanmar jail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:41pm on February 23, 2021

    Twenty four Bangladeshis returned to the country from Myanmar on Tuesday after serving jail for different terms there. They returned to Bangladesh through Cox’s Bazar’s...