Crime

Kader Khan masterminded MP Liton killing: DIG

  

PNS: Former JP MP Kader Khan planned and financed the killing of AL MP Liton of Sundarganj, said police DIG.The DIG made the announcement at a press conference in the capital on Wednesday morning.“Kader Khan planned for a year to kill MP Liton. The four, who participated in the killing, were trained for six months in a warehouse,” said the DIG.“Kader Khan’s driver Abdul Hannan, house caretaker Shahin Mia and personal assistant Mehedi gave their testimony “according to rule 164”...

Journo Shimul murder: 6, including Mayor Miru sent to jail

  

PNS: A Sirajganj court on Saturday sent six people, including Shahjadpur municipality mayor Halimul Haque Miru, the prime accused in journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul murder case, to jail after the 5-day remand was over.Shariful Islam, senior judicial magistrate of Sirajganj court passed the order.Earlier on February 13, the court put them on a 5-day remand each.A total of 11 people, including Shahzadpur Municipality Mayor Halimul Haque Miru and his brother Habibul Haque Mintu, have...

36 Bangladeshis held at Benapole border

  

PNS:Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Friday arrested 36 Bangladeshis while entering from India through Daulatpur border point.The arrestees include seven women, six children and 23 men, hailing from different parts of Bangladesh.BGB sources said acting on tip-off, a team of the border guards conducted a drive in the area and arrested them.They did not have valid documents.Later, the arrestees were handed over to Benapole Port Police Station.PNS/Baki Billah

Death warrant read out to Mufti Hannan

  

PNS: Prison authorities have read out the death warrant to the convicted Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami Bangladesh (HuJI,B) leader Mufti Abdul Hannan.He has been convicted for the 2004 Sylhet grenade attack on former British high commissioner Anwar Choudhury.Senior Jail Superintendent Mizanur Rahman on Tuesday said that they were waiting for completion of the legal procedures.Hannan can now seek a review of his death penalty and seek mercy from the president if his review petition is...

Mayor Miru arrested over journalist murder

  

PNS: Police have detained Shahzadpur Municipality Mayor Halimul Haque Miru over the murder of journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul during a factional clash between two Awami League groups.The mayor was arrested from Dhaka’s Shyamoli at 9:30pm on Sunday.Sirajganj district Superintendent of Police Mirazuddin Ahmed informed reporters about the arrest.Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman said the detained mayot was taken to Sirajganj after the detective branch...

MP Liton murder: 10 jamaat men on 1-day remand

  

PNS: 10 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami were placed on a one-day remand by a court at Gaibandha on Sunday day remand in connection with the murder of Awami League lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton.The order was passed by Senior Judicial Magistrate Mainul Hasan Yousuf after they were produced before the court by officer-in-charge of Sundarganj Police Station Atiar Rahman, seeking a 7-day remand.They were arrested by the police from different areas of the upazila in connection...

Rajan murder: HC begins appeal hearing

  

PNS: The hearing the appeal in the murder of Sylhet boy Samiul Alam Rajan began on Monday.Thirteen-year-old Samiul Alam Rajan was beaten to death on July 8, 2015 in Sylhet’s Kumargaon over an alleged theft.A video of the gruesome incident was uploaded on the internet, which created firestorm.Within two days of the murder, prime suspect Kamrul Islam fled to Saudi Arabia. He was then extradited back to Bangladesh after the video was investigated.Case Investigation Officer...

Jubo League man killed, protest causes gridlock

  

PNS: A protest which was staged by the activists of Awami League in Norda demanding punishment of the killers of a Jubo League man on Monday, caused traffic congestion in parts of Dhaka.Jubo League activist of ward no 18, Md Mainuddin, 40, was murdered on January 23. He was called out from his home at night and beaten and stabbed to death, his nephew Anisur Rahman Sujon said.On January 24, the victim’s mother filed a murder case accusing Shaju, Shuvo, Abid, Shahin, Jahir and some...

Anti-Rampal protest: ASI suspended for beating journalists

  

PNS: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) has been suspended after he assaulted two journalists at Dhaka University amid clashes during a strike called against the Rampal Power Plant.Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Ershad was found involved in beating up journalists and has been suspended.In separate incidents, a protester was seen being dragged away by his T-shirt before the journalists were attacked in front of Shahbagh Police Station around 2pm Thursday.Ershad assaulted ATN News...

Man held with firearms in C’nawabganj

  

PNS: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a man in possession with two guns and two rounds of bullets from Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj on Tuesday night.The arrestee was identified as Situ Miah, 40, a resident of the same village.BGB Battalion-9 deputy assistant director Aliujjaman acting on said tipped off, a team of the border force conducted a raid the house of Situ in the area and arrested him around 8.45pm.Later, BGB members also recovered two one-shooter...

Developed by Diligent InfoTech