Crime

Man killed as villagers clash in Faridpur

  

Pns; At least one person was killed and 25 others were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers in Saltha upazila early Sunday.The deceased is Jia Sheikh, a resident of Atghar union parishad.Superintendent of Police in Faridpur Subhash Chandra Saha said: “The clash ensued between two groups of people of Atghar and Gotri union parishads over establishing supremacy in the area, leaving one person dead on the spot and injuring 25 others.”Several houses of Atghar UP were...

Block raid on Rajshahi ‘militant dens’ ends

  

Pns: Law enforcers conducted a block raid on a number of houses under Rajpara police station in Rajshahi on Tuesday.However, no explosive was found and no militant was arrested ruing the drive in Court College, Tultulipara and Hargram Purbopara that lasted till 6 pm.Earlier, in the early hours, a team of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) cordoned off a five-storey house near Court College suspecting it to be a militant hideout, said RMP Deputy Commissioner Amir Zafar.The block...

Prosecution seeks AG's opinion on Rana plaza trail

  

Pns: The prosecution today sought the attorney general's opinion in initiating the virtually stalled Rana Plaza disaster trial as seven of 41 accused of the murder case obtained a High Court order to skip the proceedings until settlement of their indictment order."We have sent a letter to the Attorney General (AG) this afternoon seeking his opinion if the trial could continue discarding the seven who challenged their indictment," Public Prosecutor Khandoker Abdul Mannan of Dhaka district...

CID exhumes Raudha’s body for fresh autopsy

  

Pns: Twenty seven days after she was found dead, Criminal Investigation Department today exhumed the body of Maldivian student Raudha Athif in Rajshahi for a second autopsy.A team of CID started exhuming the body at Hetomkhan Graveyard in the city around 9:30am in presence of Executive Magistrate Raktim Chowdhury.Raudha's father Mohamed Athif and hostel superintendent Mahmuda Begum, who were also present at the scene, confirmed the body to be Raudha’s, reports our Rahshahi...

2 Kishoreganj Razakars get death

  

Pns: Two Razakars from Kishoreganj were sentenced to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.The condemned war criminals are -- Syed Mohammad Hussain alias Hossain, 64, and Muhammad Moslem Pradhan, 66.Moslem is in jail while Hussain is on the run.Hussain, younger brother of convicted war criminal Syed Hasan Ali, was sentenced to death over two charges while Moslem in one charge.All the six charges against them were proved in the case....

Risha murder: Lone accused indicted

  

Pns: A Dhaka court today framed charge against Obaidul Khan, the lone accused in a case filed for killing Suraiya Akter Risha, a class VIII student of Willes Little Flower School in the capital.The court fixed May 8 to start the trail of the case.Judge Abul Kashem of the Eighth Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court of Dhaka framed the charge after scrutinizing the case docket and other relevant documents.READ ALSO: Stabbed by stalker, schoolgirl Risha diesObaidul,...

Moulvibazar raid ends, three militants killed

  

PNS: Security forces have ended the assault on the militant hideout in Moulvibazar town.Bodies of two men and a woman were found inside the duplex house at the town’s Barahaat neighbourhood.Police sources said one of the two men was directly involved in the blasts outside the Sylhet terror den.The raid on a terror den in Moluvibazar district town had resumed on Saturday morning after a 72-hour stand-off between suspected militants and police earlier.Police have asked everyone...

RAB intelligence wing chief dies

  

PNS: RAB Intelligence Wing Director Lt Col Abul Kalam Azad, who was hit by splinters in a blast near a militant den in Sylhet city on March 25, died at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka in the early hours of Friday.He died at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka at 12:10am on Friday, RAB spokesperson Mufti Mahmud Khan said.Azad was brought back on Wednesday from Singapore, where he was taken for better treatment. His condition did not change in Singapore, RAB Media Wing chief...

Bombs stored in Barahat military den

  

PNS: Operation Maximus against a suspected militant hideout at Barahat in Moulvibazar began around 8am on Friday, after as the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team and a bomb-disposal team reached the location.Members of bomb disposal unit and a team of firefighters reached the spot around 9:15am, an hour after the SWAT team entered the hideout.Militants have stored a huge amount of explosives inside a hideout cordoned off by police at Moulvibazar’s Barahat, says the chief of...

At least 7 militants dead as Moulvibazar raid ends

  

PNS: Counter-terrorism chief Monirul Islam has said At least seven militants including women have been killed inside a militant den in Moulvibazar.The “militants” might have blown themselves off inside the hideout, Chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit Monirul Islam told journalists this afternoon.SWAT team began ‘Operation Hit Back’ at Nasirpur “militant hideout” in Moulvibazar Sadar upazila amid rough weather around 10:10am on Thursday.“The operation has...

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