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February 20: News in Brief

  • Published at 11:00 pm February 20th, 2020
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Police arrested nine shibir leaders and activists from a coaching center in Sutrapur area of the Bogra city on Wednesday

‘Molom party’ members held in Gazipur: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested four members of a molom party gang from Chandana area of the district on Thursday. The detained are Raju Ahmed, 24, Rasel Miah, 19, Rajib Miah, 25, and Rajib’s sister Sajeda Aktar, 18. RAB 1 Company Commander (Porabari Camp) Lt Cdr Abdullah Al Mamun said acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB conducted drive in the area and detained the four. 

Raihanul Islam Akand, Gazipur

Drug dealer held with phensedyl in Rangpur: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police arrested a drug dealer from Paker Matha area of Modhupur union at Badarganj upazila on Thursday. The detained was identified as Moshiur Rahman, owner of a salt and spices warehouse. CID officials also recovered 3,950 bottles of phensedyl from the warehouse. CID Inspector Ferdous Wahid said Moshuir was conducting his drug business under the disguise of his salt and spice businessman.

Liakat Ali Badal, Rangpur

11 wanted criminals arrested in Hili: Police arrested eleven people from separate drives in Dinajpur on Thursday. The arrested were Shahabul Islam, 24, Kiran Begum, 40, Afroza Begum, 50, Romjan Ali, 26, Golam Rabbani, 24, Ashik Hossain, 24, Shakil Ahmed, 24, Sajal Hossain, 22, Yousuf Ali, 24, Zia Miah, 40, and Jahurul Islam, 32. Hakimpur police station OC Abdur Razzak said a mobile court sentenced three drug addicts among the arrested to three months imprisonment and fined Tk100 each. Later everyone was sent to the Dinajpur Jail.

Halim Al Raji, Hili

Man died in Narsingdi train accident: A man was killed when Chittagong bound Sonar Bangla Express hit him in Arshinagar Railway Crossing in Narsingdi city yesterday morning. The deceased Shahin Alam, 29, was a health worker. Narsingdi Railway police outpost ASI Shah Alam said Shahin was talking on the phone while crossing the rail line when the accident occurred. Shahin’s body was sent to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital for an autopsy.

Asaduzzaman Ripon, Narsingdi

9 Shibir men arrested in Bogra: Police arrested nine shibir leaders and activists from a coaching center in Sutrapur area of the Bogra city on Wednesday. The arrested were Abdul Hai Siddik, Younus Ali, Jewel Rana, Delowar Hossain Saidi, Enamul Haque, Touhidul Islam, Al Amin, Abdur Rahman, and Saifuddin Siddik. Bogra Sadar police station SI Monjurul Haque Bhuiyan said the arrested were holding a meeting in the coaching center planning their next terrorist attack. A case was filed with Bogra Sadar police station in this connection yesterday.

Nazmul Huda Nasim, Bogra

Two drug dealers held in Lalmonirhat: Police in separate drives arrested two drug dealers with 195 bottles of phensedyl from Kaliganj upazila. The detainees were identified as Rabiul Islam Rubel, 25, and Rana Miah, 20. Two cases were filed under Narcotics Control Act. Officer-in-Charge of Kaliganj Thana Arzu Mohammod Sajjad said the detainees have been produced before to court yesterday noon.