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3 BNP, Jamaat leaders arrested in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police in separate raids over the last couple of days arrested two leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami and one of BNP in Sylhet. The arrestees are Sohel Ahmed, Sylhet city unit secretary of Jamaat; Rafiqul Islam Lincon, a city unit rukon of the same party; and Shahjamal Nurul Huda, vice president of Sylhet district BNP. Police arrested Sohel at ...

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Madrasa girl ‘gang raped’ in Sylhet

Photo : Ahad Ali andf Azar Ali Sylhet Office :  A fourteen-year-old girl was gangraped by some miscreants at her house at Sheurkhal village in Balaganj Upazila on Thursday. Victim’s father filed a case with Balaganj Police Station over the incident accusing six people— two named and four unnamed—on Friday. According to the case statement, two next-door youths–Ahad Ali andf ...

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Bus crash kills one in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent :  A man was killed and 20 people were injured as a bus tumbled into a ditch on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway at Natun Bazar in Nabiganj upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Safi Kamal Chowdhury, 40, medical officer of Chevron Bangladesh and son of Dr Muzibur Rahman of Bahubal upazila here. The accident took place around ...

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Businessman stabbed to death in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  A stone businessman was stabbed to death even after filing a General Diary (GD) for safety with Companiganj police station. 35-year-old Shukur Ali was brutally stabbed by 15-20 men at Parua Tintola Building area of Companiganj on Wednesday morning (November 21), according to eyewitnesses. “Shukur was a robber, but he had been doing stone businessman for a ...

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Reza Kibria submits his nomination form to Dr Kamal

Habiganj Correspondent : Dr Reza Kibria, son of slain finance minister and Awami League leader Shah AMS Kibria, on Sunday submitted the Gano Forum nomination form to the party chief to contest the next general election as a party candidate under the banner of Jatiya Oikya Front. He submitted the nomination form to Gano Forum President and Oikya Front chief ...

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Kibria’s son to contest polls as Oikyafront’s candidate

Photo: Reza Kibria, son of former finance minister and Awami League leader Shah AMS Kibria. Habiganj Correspondent : Reza Kibria, son of former finance minister and Awami League leader Shah AMS Kibria, is going to join the upcoming 11th parliamentary elections as a candidate of Jatiya Oikyafront, a BNP alliance led by Dr Kamal Hossain. “My father (Shah AMS Kibria) ...

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Sylhet farmers all smiles as they await good Aman harvest

Sylhet Office : With their croplands filled with high yields of seasonal paddy Aman, farmers of Biswanath upazila are passionately taking their last-moment preparations for harvesting the silver crops. Although the farmers have already started harvesting a new variety of paddy, ‘Agam Aman’, on a small scale, they will have to wait for another week to go for a full-swing ...

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Man dies falling off rooftop while trying to avoid arrest in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man died falling off a rooftop of a building while being chased by police at Mejortila in Shah Paran area of the city early Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Abdullah, 33, a listed criminal and accused in a drug-related case filed with Goainghat Police Station. Akter Hossain, officer-in-charge of Shah Paran Police Station, said ...

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College girl found hanging in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the hanging body of a college girl from her house at Dakkhinbhag village in Golapganj upazila early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Rasheda Begum, 21, daughter of Nizamuddin of the village and a student of Dhakadakkin High School and College in the upazila. Locals said Rasheda went to her bed as usual after having ...

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Indian Khasias kill Bangladeshi youth along Sylhet border

Sylhet Office : A Bangladeshi young man was shot to death by members of Indian Khasia community along the border in Companiganj upazila early Monday. The deceased was identified as Saddam Hossain, 25, son of late Makhtasir Miah of Kolabari village in the upazila. Quoting locals, officer-in-charge of Companiganj Police Station Tajul Islam said Saddam crossed the border while collecting ...

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