Dhaka Mutiny

  • Fugitive rebels will be hunted down, says Bangladesh March 4, 2009

    Dhaka: Bangladesh now look ahead to hunt down the hand behind the bloody massacre of the top brass of the country's border guards in Dhaka. A case has been filed, specific soldiers have been identified. Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasinas government has also decided to deploy the army across the...
  • Quickfire trial of murderous mutineers in Bangladesh March 1, 2009

    Dhaka: The government of Bangladesh has announced that it intends to prosecute members of a paramilitary border force that mutinied this week by special tribunal, as more graves of the mutineers' victims were discovered. "The law ministry was asked to enact laws for the speedy trial of the killers and looters,"...
  • Search on for missing Bangladesh army officers February 27, 2009

    Dhaka: Army tanks rolled into the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters, where mutinous troopers who had battled the army for 33hours had been holed up, in the capital city on Friday morning as search operations for missing officers began. Army troops, backed by six tanks and 20 armoured vehicles, entered the...
  • Bangladesh Rifles chief feared dead | More bodies February 27, 2009

    Dhaka: The decomposing bodies of seven army officers were found in the headquarters of a Bangladesh paramilitary unit on Friday, taking the known death toll from a mutiny over pay and command structures to 18, officials said. But scores of officers of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) remain missing, including its chief,...
  • Mutiny ends, seven more BDR officers' bodies found February 27, 2009

    Dhaka: The decomposing bodies of seven army officers were found in the headquarters of a Bangladesh paramilitary unit on Friday, taking the known death toll from a mutiny over pay and command structures to 18, officials said. But scores of officers of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) remain missing, including its...
  • Indiafriendly Bangladesh Rifles chief feared dead February 27, 2009

    Dhaka: Major General Shakil Ahmed, director general of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), died in a hail of bullets within 10 minutes of the mutiny by the troopers that ended after two days of killing and chaos. The general's killing was confirmed late Thursday evening by Lt Col Syed Kamruzzaman, who survived the...
  • Watch: Bangladesh border guards rebel, take hostage February 26, 2009

    Dhaka was rocked this morning as the border guards of the country rebelled. Sumon Chakrabarti reports. ...
  • Dhaka mutiny: India puts border guards on alert February 25, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday put its frontier guards on maximum alert along the Bangladesh border following a border guards mutiny in the neighbouring country and is watching closely developments there that could have impact on its border security. India, however, said that the border guards mutiny in Bangladesh was...