- Arts & Culture
- January 14, 2018
Miscreants open fire on cops, triggering a gunfight
Three people, including a police officer received bullet injuries during a gunfight between the law enforcers and a carjackers gang in Shyampur area in the city early Wednesday.
The police officer is Shyampur thana SI Md Helal while the identities of the car thieves could not be known immediately.
Locals found the bombs, wrapped in red tape, abandoned
The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and the police recovered 16 bombs from near Alam market and Khaja super market under Dakshin Keraniganj thana on Saturday.
Local people found the bombs, wrapped in red tape and abandoned at about 2pm and informed police.
Later, a team of Rab 10 and police officers recovered the bombs and took them to the Dakshin Keraniganj police station. However, no one was arrested in connection with this.
Two groups equipped with lethal weapons attacked each other, leaving 16 people injured on both sides
A young man was killed and 15 others were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over disputed land at Mahmudi village in Sadar upazila on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Shawkat Bepari, 25, son of Motaleb Bepari of the village.
Quoting witnesses, police said there had been a longstanding enmity between Motaleb Bepari and one Majibor Hawladar over ownership of a piece of land.
An altercation ensued between the two groups over cutting down a tree on the disputed land at about 2.30 pm.
The police are carrying out further investogations to determine whether this was suicide or murder
Police recovered the body of a treasurer of North East University from his house in the city’s Sheikhghat area on Friday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Dr Mohammad Abdullah, 61, treasurer of newly established North East University, Sylhet and a resident of house 56 at Shekhghat.
BGB recovered 177kg of Indian cumin seeds, 135kg milk, 88kg raisins and other valuables worth about Tk4.2m
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on separate drives arrested 10 alleged smugglers in possession of Indian contraband worth Tk4.2m in different parts of Jhenidah district town on Friday.
Additional Director Major M Nahiduzzaman of BGB Battalion Six said working on secret information, a team of the border force conducted separate drives in different areas of Jhenidah town in the afternoon and arrested 10 smugglers including seven women.
A house and a business establishment were vandalised during the clash
At least 30 people, including three women, were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers at Sonatula Sadipur village in sadar upazila on Thursday.
Police said Al Amin, son of Abdul Mannan, and Jewel Ahmed, son of Nunu Mia, quarreled over a small matter on Thursday.
Later, an arbitration was arranged for settling the quarrel at a local mosque.
He had a long standing enmity with one Mokbul Hossain over a piece of land
A Union Parishad (UP) member was stabbed to death following previous enmity at Bagdob village in Boraigram upazila Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Abdus Salam Dukhu Miah, 55, member of ward-2 of Nagar union parishad.
Witnesses said Salam had a long standing enmity with Mokbul Hossain, son of Idris Ali, over a piece of land.
At one stage of altercation over cutting trees from the disputed land Mokbul stabbed Salam with a sharp weapon, leaving him critically injured at about 9am.
50 to 60 unnamed activists of Hefazat-e-Islam were sued under section 10 of women and child repression prevention act
Some 60 activists of Hefazat-e-Islam were sued for their alleged involvement in attacking Ekushey Television reporter Nadia Sharmin.
Confirming the matter to Dhaka Tribune, Shahbagh thana SI Anarul Islam said SI Ikftekharul Alam filed the case with the thana on Thursday night.
He said that some 50 to 60 unnamed activists of Hefazat-e-Islam were sued under section 11 of penal code and section 10 of the women and child repression prevention act.
Rapid Action Battalion arrested members of a gang using stolen credit cards from city’s Uttara yesterday.
A team from rab-1 raided and arrested Ayesha Siddiqa Urmi, 20, Uzzal Hossain, 29 and Jubaida Sultana, 32, from a house in sector12 Uttara. They recovered items worth almost Tk500,000 bought with stolen cards during the raid, director of RAB -1 Lt Col Kismat Hayder told a press briefing yesterday.