- February 20, 2017
Sufia Begum, Biplob’s grandmother, said Biplop had gone missing from Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on October 23The grandmother of a 13-year-old boy facing ransom demands for him is not sure whether he had been abducted or had gone missing.
Sufia Begum, Biplob’s grandmother, said Biplop had gone missing from Dhaka Medical College and Hospital on October 23.
On October 24, Sufia filed a general diary with Shahbagh police station.
“For the last two days, I have been receiving anonymous calls, with the caller asking for a ransom of Tk20,000 for my grandson’s release,” she said.READ MORE
Criticising both the BNP and the Awami League, the JaPa chief said both of the major parties were passing busy hours about going to state power, not taking a blind bit of notice of what were on the other hand happening in the countryJatiya Party (JaPa) chief HM Ershad yesterday said there is no democracy in the country, calling it a one-party system.
The “democracy” that exists in the country does not accommodate all parties. It accommodates only one party, he said at a views exchange meeting with Jatiya Sromik Party held at Banani in the capital.
The incidents, like murders, disappearance and road accidents, were taking place and being reported in the media everyday, Ershad said.READ MORE
Police had already stepped up surveillance of the key point installations to avoid untoward incidentsAn alliance of the Islamic parties is set to enforce a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal for today demanding capital punishment for former posts and telecommunications minister Abdul Latif Siddique for his comments on hajj.
Secretary General of “Sammilita Islami Dalsamuho” Muhammad Zafrullah Khan announced the hartal on Wednesday.
To drum up support for the hartal, the Islamic parties yesterday brought out a procession at Lalbagh in old Dhaka. Earlier, they threatened to enforce a nationwide shutdown on October 1.READ MORE
Jatiya Party saved the government by taking part in the January 5 electionJatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday claimed that credit for Bangladesh’s win in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and Inter-Parliamentary Association elections had gone to Jatiya Party.
“If the JaPa did not take part in the January 5 election, the country could not set a record in getting two major posts,” he said while addressing a programme organised in front of the party’s central office at Kakrail in the capital to mark “Upazila Day”.READ MORE