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February 26: News in Brief

  • Published at 12:04 am February 27th, 2020
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Police conducted a drive in Dinajpur's Hili and arrested four men who are accused and wanted in different cases

Man to die for killing nephew: A Mymensingh court on Wednesday sentenced a man to death in a 2016 murder case. District and Sessions Judge Md Helal Uddin delivered the verdict and also fined the convict Tk10000 as he guilt was proven beyond reasonable doubt. The convict, Nure Alam stabbed his nephew Mahmud Hasan, killing him on the spot, on October 30, 2016, said Public Prosecutor Wazedul Islam.

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Woman found dead in Bogra: Police on Wednesday recovered the body of a woman from a paddy field in Shibganj upazila's Namapara. The deceased, Shirin Sultana, 24, was beaten and strangled to death by her husband Mamun, who is also her cousin, and her in-laws over dispute related to dowry, said Mizanur Rahman, OC of Shibganj police station. The body was sent to a hospital for autopsy, the OC added.

Nazmul Huda Nasim, Bogra

Three college students held with arms: Police arrested three college students from Sheikhhati's Kazi Hostel in Jessore. The arrestees, Toufiq, Rokon and Rafiun –all are students of Jessore Polytechnic Institute. They were arrested when Kotwali police conducted a raid in the hostel, said Additional Superintendent of Police Goulam Rabbani. Police also recovered two shooter guns, five rounds of bullet, five bombs, local sharp weapons, drugs and two motorcycles, the official added.

Md Tauhid-Uz-Zaman, Jessore

Four wanted men arrested in Hili: Police conducted a drive in Dinajpur's Hili and arrested four men who are accused and wanted in different cases. The arrestees are Soyeb Ali, 21, Rabbi Miah, 20, Saikat Hossain, 22 and Sohel Rana, 23. "The detainees are sent to jail after we produced them before the court," said Hakimpur police OC Abdur Razzak Akanda.

Halim Al Raji, Hili

Three to get life in prison for murder: A Noakhali court on Wednesday sentenced three men to life imprisonment in a 2018 murder case. District and Sessions Judge Saleh Uddin Ahmed delivered the verdict after considering testimonies of 17 people, said Public Prosecutor Gulzar Ahmed. The convicts, Dulal, Makhan and Mohsin stabbed ninth grader Abu Shaker Shahin to death on February 8, 2018, the case statement confirmed.

Ranajit Chandra Kuri, Noakhali