Crime

Banani double rape: Recording of depositions begins

  

Pns: A court here on Monday started recording depositions of witnesses against five accused, including Shafat Ahmed, in a case filed for raping two private university girls in a Banani hotel. Judge of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-2 M Safiul Azam recorded the testimony of the complainant of the case in camera in the presence of the counsels of both plaintiff and the defence.The tribunal also fixed October 31 for the next hearing in the case, said...

Two youths hacked to death in N'ganj

  

Pns: Two youths were hacked to death by rivals at Hosain Nagar under Sadar upazila of the district last night over previous enmity. The victims - Milton, son of Shaheb Ali and Parvej, son of Mizanur Rahman of the area - had been at loggerheads with an influential gang led by one Bappi over establishing supremacy in the area, police said. A gang of Bappi group stormed into a rickshaw garage, owned by Milton, and hacked the duo to death with sharp weapons around 9:30 pm, said...

Drug trader held with 10,000 yaba pills in Ctg

  

Pns: Detective Branch (DB) of police detained a drug trader with 10,000 pieces of contraband yaba tablets from Trunk road area of Pahartali police station in the city. The arrestee was identified as Mohammad Mostafa Kamal, 48, hailed from Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district. A team of DB police on secret information detained Kamal from the area at about 11 pm last night, DB sources said. Later, the DB team recovered 10,000 pieces of yaba tablets worth about Taka 50 lakh...

2 neo-JMB men held in N’ganj

  

Pns: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two members of the banned militant outfit Neo-JMB from Narayanganj on Tuesday. The arrestees were identified as Samrat Miah, 21, and Shahadat Hossain, 22, associates of militant Abdullah who was killed in a raid in Mirpur.A team of Rab-12 arrested them, said Rab sources.The details will be briefed later in the day.PNS/Tamanna Khan

Café attack chargesheet by Dec 31

  

Pns: The chargesheet of the much talked about case of Gulshan Holey Artisan café attack, will be submitted by December 31 this year. Counter Terrorism and Trans National Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has been investigating the sensational Gulshan café attack case.On the evening of July 1 last year, five militants entered the Holy Artisan Café and Bakery with crude bombs, machetes, pistols, and took dozens of people, including 18 foreigners,...

Fake certificates: Duo held in Sherpur

  

Pns: Two men were arrested for faking different types of certificates from a shop in Sadar upazila on Sunday. The detainees have been identified as Abdul Jalil, 37, son of Rais Uddin of Surjanagar village in Nalitabari upazila, and Anwar Hossain, 42, son of Abdul Wahab of East Kumri village in Sadar upazila.Additional police superintendent of Sherpur sadar circle Aminul Islam said acting on a tip-off, they conducted a raid at the shop and arrested Abdul and Anwar with three...

6 fishermen jailed, fined for defying Hilsa ban

  

Pns: A mobile court here on Sunday sentenced five fishermen to two years' imprisonment and fined another TK 5,000 for catching Hilsa defying government ban. The convicted fishermen are Kayum, 13, Mahbub, 18, Afjal, 80, Sohel, 18, Abu Hanif and Salam, 46.A joint team of Coast Guard and the Department of Fisheries conducted several drives in Bishkhali river estuary of the Bay of Bengal early in the morning and arrested six fishermen and seized three fishing boats.Later, the...

NSU student apparently kills himself in city

  

Pns: A student of North South University is thought to have committed suicide in his apartment in the city's Basundhara residential area earlySunday. The deceased has been identified as Sajal Mahmud, 24, son of a lawyer Abdur Jalil.Officer-in-charge of Bhatara Police Station Kamruzzaman quoting Sajal's neighbors said they knocked on the door of Sajal's apartment, where he used to live alone, this morning around8:30 ambut he did not respond for long.Later the neighbors along...

Teenager killed in Bogra after air pumped into his rectum

  

Pns: A teenage worker was killed after air was pumped through his rectum by his co-worker in a factory in Birkedar area of Kahalu upazila on Friday. The deceased was identified as Russel, 18, son of Abdul Hannan of Mirpara of the upazila and a worker of ‘ABC’ tiles factory.Nur-e-Alam Siddiqui, officer-in-charge of Kahalu Police Station, said Russel had an altercation with his co-worker Rubel, 22, in the factory in the morning. At one stage, Rubel inserted an air pump nozzle into...

3 JMB men get 14 yrs imprisonment in Ctg

  

Pns: A court here on Tuesday sentenced three members of banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to 14 years imprisonment each in two separate cases filed in connection with hurling bombs at the court rooms in the port city in 2005. The convicts are—Javed Iqbal alias Mohammad, the then commander of JMB Ctg region, Mizanur Rahman alias Zahidur Rahman and Shahadat Ali alias Masum Billah. Of them, Mizanur Rahman was tried in absentia.According to the prosecution,...

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