Towns

Kishoreganj murder: Two sentenced to death

  

PNS: Two people have been sentenced to death in the 2012 murder case of local Awami League font leader in Kishoreganj.Md Alam Sabuj, general secretary of Upazila Unit of Juba League, went missing on August 21 2012. Three days later his wallet was found at a brickfield near a lake in Bazitpur Upazila’s Sarachar. The was searched, and a sack was found containing his body cut in pieces.The victim’s family filed a case with the local police accusing 14 people.Police pressed charges...

Cop killed in Ctg microbus accident

  

PNS: A police constable was killed and nine others were injured as a microbus fell into a roadside ditch at Eco Park in Sitakundu upazila on Saturday night.The deceased was identified as Mohammad Mostafa, 45, a constable of Sitakundu Police Station.Police sources said a microbus carrying some policemen fell into the ditch in the area after the driver lost control over its steering around 8:30pm, leaving 11 policemen injured.The injured were taken to Sitakundu upazila health...

Indefinite transport strike begins in 10 districts

  

PNS: Transport workers went on an indefinite strike in 10 districts of Khulna division today (Sunday) protesting the life term imprisonment of a bus driver in a case filed over a road accident that killed five people, including noted filmmaker Tareque Masud and cinematographer Mishuk Munier.No long distance buses were seen plying the roads in the morning due to the strike, causing immense sufferings to commuters.Loading and unloading of goods at Benapole land port came to a halt due...

Old Dhaka fire injures 8

  

PNS: A fire which started at a Islambagh area of Old Dhaka on Saturday afternoon injured at least eight people.The fire originated from a gas cylinder blast at a sweetmeat shop, Mitha Monda in Chairghat area around 4:25pm, leaving eight people including two workers of the shop burnt, said Sub-Inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of police outpost at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.One of the victims aged around 40 was stated to be in critical condition, he added.Twelve units of...

Schoolgirl ‘gang raped’ in Shariatpur; one detained

  

PNS: Police in Shariatpur have detained a man on charges participating in ‘gang rape’ of a schoolgirl.The incident has been reported from a village at the Chikandi Union near the district town early on Saturday.One Shahidul Islam has been held in this regard.According to the victim’s family, Islam and three others managed to break in the house where the teenager was sleeping.Islam and Yaseen, Parvez and Iqbal Hossain gagged and raped her at the house’s yard.Police rushed the...

PM, President pay homage to language martyrs

  

PNS: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday paid their homage to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement on the occasion of Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day.They placed wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar at one minute past midnight.President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina proceeded to the altar of the Central Shaheed Minar together in a slow pace as the immortal song on Amar Ekushey—’Amar Bhaiyer Rakte Rangano...

Comilla City Corporation polls, Sunamganj-2 by-election on March 30

  

PNS: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday announced the schedule for the Comilla City Corporation polls and by-election for the Sunamganj parliamentary seat fallen vacant after death of Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta.The newly formed Election Commission led by KM Nurul Huda has fixed March 30 for the voting.Chief Election Commissioner Huda told a media briefing that the deadline to file nominations for the elections is March 2.Officials will scrutinize nominations...

IGP: MP Liton murderers identified

  

PNS: Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque said Gaibandha Awami League lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton’s murderers have been identified.Without specifying any further or mentioning any names, he told Savar journalists that the investigation of the murder has progressed significantly.“The investigation into the murder case has developoed further. The three persons arriving on the motorcycle are under watch. They will be arrested soon,” he said.The statements were made by...

Sirajganj road crash kills 4

  

PNS: A head-on collision between a bus and a truck in Sirajganj left four people dead.The accident also injured at least 10 other people.Bangabandhu Bridge West Police Station’s Sub-Inspector Mizanur Rahman said the road crash occurred around 3:30pm on Saturday at Konabari area.The accident occurred the highway near the Bangabandhu Bridge at Kamarkhand Upazila of Sirajganj.Four bodies, including the drivers of the vehicles, have been recovered from the scene so far.Locals...

Picked up by ‘plainclothes’, youth found dead

  

PNS: The police recovered the bullet-hit body of a young man, who was allegedly picked-up by plainclothes police, from a field near Medda Sishu Paribar in Brahmanbaria municipality area early Tuesday.The deceased was named Al Amin, 28, son of Zilu Mia of Kandipara area.On information that a gunfight took place in the area, a team of police went to the spot and found Al Amin lying in a pool of blood, said Narayan Chandra Das, sub-inspector of Sadar Model police station.Later he...

Developed by Diligent InfoTech