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Two held with 7 Molotov cocktails, revolver in Moulvibazar

Police arrested two people in possession of seven Molotov cocktails and one revolver from Baurbhag area in Sadar upazila on Saturday morning. The arrestees were identified as Kanchan Miah,55, a resident of Sadhuhati village, and Nuru Miah,40, a resident of Fatepur village of the upazila. Police said tipped off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and ...

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Rajon killing case: Another accused held

Police arrested another accused of the gruesome killing of minor boy Rajon from Sheikh Para in Sadar upazila early Saturday. The arrested man is identified as–Ayaz Ali, 40, an eyewitnesses to the brutal torture that caused Rajon’s death. Police said, on secret information, a joint team of detectives and Jalalabad Police Station conducted a raid on the house of Ayaz ...

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Seven held with Tk 46cr venom in Sylhet M

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested seven people along with 12 pounds of venom worth Tk 46 crore from a house of Raut village in Kanaighat upazila on Friday. The arrestees were identified as Sifatur, 56, Nazrul Alam Nannu, 50, Abu Hasan, 62, Shahidul Islam, 34, Abdul Malik, 60, Wahid, 60, and Motial Acharjee, 60. They hail from different ...

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146 Bangladesh nationals returned by Myanmar go home

One hundred forty-six Bangladeshis out of 155 who returned from Myanmar have gone home from Cox’s Bazar. Cox’s Bazar Additional Superintendent of Police Tofail Ahmed said they left for their homes from the district town’s cultural centre around Friday noon with the assistance of International Organisation for Migration (IOM). On Thursday, the custody of nine adolescent returnees was entrusted to ...

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Gazipur crash death toll rises to five

Death toll in a head-on collision between a human hauler and a covered van in Gazupur has risen to five with two women among the dead. Doctors say the condition of five others is critical. The mishap took place on the Dhaka-Tangail Highway near Naojorh on Friday morning, said Sub-Inspector Bahar Alam of the Salna highway police outpost. He identified ...

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OC closed, 2 SIs suspended over Rajan murder

Officer-in-Charge (OC), Md Alamgir Hossain and two Sub-Inspectors (SIs) of Jalalabad police station in Sylhet have been suspended for their alleged negligence in their duties in connection with Rajan killing. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP), Rahmatullah, confirmed the suspension to media on Friday. Suspended SIs were identified as Aminul Islam and Jakir Hossain of the police station. ...

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1 gets life in jail for killing minor boy in Sylhet

A court here on Thursday convicted a man and sentenced him to life term imprisonment for killing a minor boy in 2010. The convict was identified as Pervez Ahmed, 30, a resident of Akhalia Nayabazar in Sylhet city and son of Abul Hossain of Jalypur village in Monohorganj upazila of Comilla district. The court also fined the convict Tk1000, in ...

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Voters updating in Sylhet division begins tomorrow

Preparations have been completed for updating voters’ lists in 4 districts of Sylhet division which begins tomorrow. Information collectors will make fresh voter list after visiting all the residences from tomorrow morning. Necessary forms have already reached all upazilas, an official said. Sylhet  Regional Election Office source said, the first phase voter lists updating works will begin at 4 districts ...

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Rajon murder: Probe body submits 424-page report

The three-member Probe body, which was formed to to investigate the brutal killing of 13-year-old boy Sheikh Samiul Alam Rajon, has submitted a 424-page report. Sylhet Metropolitan Police Additional Deputy Commissioner Rahmat Ullah told, “The 424-page probe report was placed at the received Desk of the office of the district commissioner around 11:30pm Thursday.” However, he did not disclosed further ...

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