Rapid Action Battalion

Six killed, scores injured in blasts in Bangladesh

At least six persons, including two police officials, were killed and over 40 were injured in two explosions on Saturday near a militant hideout in Sylhet city, some 240 km from capital Dhaka, local police said.

Mar 26, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

Bangladesh forces kill suspected militant carrying explosives

A suspected militant was on Saturday shot dead by security forces when he tried to cross a checkpoint run by Bangladesh's elite Rapid Action Battalion in Dhaka, a day after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a RAB camp here.

Mar 18, 2017, 11:43 AM IST

Suicide attacker targets Bangladesh elite forces camp

A man blew himself up on Friday at a camp for Bangladesh`s elite security forces, wounding two others, in an apparent botched suicide attack.

Mar 17, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Suicide bomber killed outside Dhaka police camp

A man, suspected to be a suicide bomber, was killed in a blast outside a police camp in Bangladesh`s capital Dhaka.

Mar 17, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Suicide bomber blows himself up inside RAB camp in Bangladesh

A suicide bomber on Friday blew himself up inside a huge camp of Bangladesh's elite anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion here, injuring two security personnel.

Mar 17, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

Bangladesh detains 10 for possessing fake currency notes

Nine foreigners and a Bangladeshi woman were detained in a raid here for possessing counterfeit foreign currency and fake note-making materials, police said on Monday.

Aug 08, 2016, 13:35 PM IST
Bangladesh arrests four militants in hunt for cafe attack Islamists

Bangladesh arrests four militants in hunt for cafe attack Islamists

Five Bangladesh militants, most from wealthy, liberal families, stormed an upmarket restaurant on July 1 and murdered customers before they were gunned down.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:01 PM IST
Bangladesh's elite security force arrests top Islamist extremist Mahmudul Hasan - Know details

Bangladesh's elite security force arrests top Islamist extremist Mahmudul Hasan - Know details

Bangladesh`s elite security force said Thursday it had arrested a top regional head of the homegrown Islamist extremist group blamed for an attack on a Dhaka cafe in which 20 hostages were murdered.

Jul 21, 2016, 09:33 AM IST

Bangladesh says 260 missing amid hunt for extremists

The country`s elite security force, the Rapid Action Battalion, published the list on Facebook around midnight and called on citizens to report the whereabouts of the missing.

Jul 20, 2016, 04:10 AM IST

Bangladesh hangs 2 top opposition leaders for war crimes

They had sought presidential clemency admitting their guilt.

Nov 22, 2015, 03:38 AM IST

Two top al-Qaeda-affiliate's leaders nabbed in Bangladesh

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent's Bangladesh chief and his top advisor were among 12 militants belonging to the group arrested by police which also seized a huge cache of explosives, foiling a major attack planned for the end of Ramzan, officials said on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 17:16 PM IST

Heavy security in Dhaka for Awami League's rally

Heavy security cover has been put in place in Bangladesh's capital ahead of ruling Awami League's scheduled rally in the city today to mark the first anniversary of the controversial polls amid heightened political tension and violence which has claimed 13 lives so far.=

Jan 12, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

Bangladesh lauded for smashing Indian insurgents' camps on its soil

Bangladesh security forces have done a commendable job in smashing camps of Indian insurgents in their country and helped contain the decade-old insurgency in Tripura, a senior police officer said on Monday.

Jan 05, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

HuJI leader, sentenced to death, arrested in Bangladesh

A key operative of outlawed Islamist militant outfit HuJI, who was sentenced to death in absentia for a deadly blast here, has been arrested in Bangladesh.

Nov 06, 2014, 22:58 PM IST

Bangladesh anti-crime force accused of abducting missing people

Rights groups and family members of scores of people reportedly gone missing in the last three years have accused the country's anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion of abducting them, a charge denied by the elite force.

Aug 31, 2014, 19:39 PM IST

Khaleda Zia wants to protect militants: Awami League

A senior Awami League leader on Monday said Bangladesh`s opposition leader Khaleda Zia was "out of her mind" to suggest that the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) should be decommissioned.

May 12, 2014, 22:03 PM IST

39 foreigners arrested in Bangladesh over illegal international calls

Dhaka: Thirty-nine foreigners, including five Chinese and 32 Taiwanese nationals, have been arrested in Bangladesh for allegedly offering illegal cheap international calls from an upscale area.

Dec 23, 2013, 23:25 PM IST

Five killed in Bangladesh clash

At least five people were killed Thursday and 25 injured as Rapid Action Battalion members opened fire at opposition activists in Laxmipur town of Bangladesh.

Dec 12, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

Bangladesh urged to stop extrajudicial killings

Amnesty said a special anti-crime force has killed at least 200 people without trial since Jan 2009.

Aug 24, 2011, 15:39 PM IST