Crime

Mother among 4 to die for killing child in Khulna

  

Pns: A Khulna court has sentenced four people, including mother of the victim child, to death for killing him in 2016.District additional sessions judge Mosammat Diruba Sultana handed down the verdict on Today.PNS/Tamanna Khan

23 gamblers jailed in Gazipur

  

Pns: A mobile court here on Saturday night sentenced 23 people to one month jail for their involvement in gambling in C&B area of Sreepur upazila. B M Kudrat Khuda, deputy collector of district administration, said that the mobile court led by executive magistrate Rehena Akhter, also upazila nirbahi officer, with the help of members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and Ansar conducted a drive in a gathering place of gamblers at night.The mobile court arrested 25 people and seized...

‘Neo JMB man’ killed in Kushtia 'gunfight'

  

Pns: A suspected Neo JMB member was killed in a 'gunfight' with police at Boalia in Daulatpur upazila early Friday. The deceased was identified as Arman Ali, son of Achan Ali of Thakur Soulatpur village of Bheramara upazila. Tipped off, a team of police conducted a drive at Bottola in Boalia area when Arman along with his associates was holding a clandestine meeting there around 3:00 am, said Shah Dara Khan, officer in-charge of Daulatpur Police Station. Sensing the law...

Aug 21 grenade attack case plaintiff stabbed in city

  

Pns: Badar Aziz Uddin, the plaintiff of one of the August 21 grenade attack cases, was stabbed by unknown miscreants in Dhania area of the city early Friday. Police said Badar Aziz came under knife attack when he came out of his home around 4:00am to go to Haymchar in Chandpur district to attend a programme. A microbus was scheduled to pick him up along with his one of neighbours. As he was moving towards East Sheikhdi area, the attacker stabbed him indiscriminately and fled the...

Gulshan café attack mastermind Sohel put on 2-day remand

  

Pns: A court here on Thursday placed Sohel Mahfuz, one of the suspected masterminds of the terror attack on Gulshan Holey Artisan Bakery, on a 2-day remand in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act. Chief Judicial Magistrate Shariful Islam passed the order after police produced him before the court seeking a 7-day remand.Mahatab Uddin, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Nachole Police Station, said that the case was filed on May 12. Earlier, on July 7, police arrested...

N'ganj 7-murder: HC confirms death penalty of Nur, 14 others

  

Pns: The High Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence of 15 convicts, including Nur Hossain and 3 Rab officials, and commuted the penalty of 11 others to life term jail in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases. The court also upheld various jail terms of nine others in the cases.An HC bench comprising Justice Bhabani Prasad Singha and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam delivered the verdict in the afternoon on the death references and appeals of 26 death-row...

Teacher of Barguna school ‘gang raped’ in classroom

  

Pns: An assistant teacher of a primary school was allegedly gang raped in a classroom of a primary school in Betagi upazila, reports UNB. The victim filed a case with Betagi police station on Thursday night accusing six people. Md Mamun-or-Rashid, officer in charge of Betagi police station, said the victim was sent to Barguna General Hospital for medical tests at 10:00 am yesterday. Bijoy Basak, superintendent of Barguna police, visited the spot this morning. The accused are Sumon...

After 5 months, Petrobangla catches ‘fake MP’

  

Pns: A man who introduced himself as the MP of Naogaon-2 and managed to get an industrial gas connection has now been recognised as an impostor by Petrobangla. Saifuzzaman Bablu, the ‘fake MP’, was handed over to Tejgaon police yesterday. Bablu’s connection was approved by a high-powered committee headed by Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, the energy adviser to the Prime Minister. The new connection to SIEM Re Rolling Mills has been ordered to be cancelled, sources told The Independent....

2 killed in Habiganj clash

  

Pns: Two people were killed and around hundred others were injured in a clash between two rival groups of villagers over the formation of a mosque committee at Mukkandi village in Bahubal upazila on Saturday morning. Mazharul Islam, officer-in-charge of Bahubal Police Station, said there was a dispute between the residents of ‘Londoni Bari’ and ‘Akanda Bari’ over the committee formation of a mosque at the village and changing its imam.As a sequel to it, both groups engaged in a...

Siddiqur back home, wants justice

  

Pns: njured Titumir college student Siddiqur Rahman wants the government to punish the policemen who would be found responsible for his eyesight loss.“I am a victim. Personally, I have no anger against anyone. But if they [policemen] did excess, authorities should take action,” he told reporters after arriving at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport yesterday afternoon.“Sacrifice of my blood and eyes will be worthwhile if congenial educational atmosphere returns to the seven...

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