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ACC summons AL lawmaker Moazzem over illegal wealth

Sylhet Office : The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has summoned Awami League lawmaker Moazzem Hossen Ratan from Sunamganj-1 constituency for interrogation over allegedly amassing huge wealth through abuse of power. Moazzem Hossen Ratan has been asked to appear at the ACC’s Segunbagicha headquarters on February 18, said a letter of the anti-graft body. The letter, signed by its director Sayed Iqbal ...

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‘Kabiraj’ held for raping teenage girl in Sylhet for 18 months

Sylhet Office : Police arrested a Kabiraj (a quack) on charge of raping a teenage girl for 18 months in the pretext of treating her in Bishwanath upazila of Sylhet. The arrestee was identified as Kamruddin, 50, son of late Yunus Ali of Rahimpur village in the upazila. Halima Begum, the mother of the victim, said they came to the ...

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25 women receive Joyeeta Award in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : The awards went to five women from each of four districts and to an additional five at the divisional level Altogether 25 women in Sylhet have been honoured with the Joyeeta Award for their success in diverse fields by overcoming obstacles and challenges. The Women Affairs Department Office and Sylhet Divisional Commissioner’s Office jointly organized the award-giving ...

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Expatriate killed in Sylhet road crash

Faruk Uddin Sylhet Office : A Saudi expatriate was killed in a road crash in Abdullahpur area of Beanibazar upazila on Sylhet-Beanibazar road on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Faruk Uddin, 40, son of Mojnu Mia of Mewa village of the upazila. Officer-in-charge of Beanibazar Police Station Aboni Sankar Kar the accident occurred around 8 pm when an ...

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Chhatra League activist killed in factional clash in Sylhet

Ovishek Dey Sylhet Office : An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League was hacked to death when two factions clashed over establishing supremacy in Tilagor area of Sylhet on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Ovishek Dey, an activist of MC College BCL unit. Sub-inspector Omar Faruque, in-charge of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College police outpost, confirmed this to media ...

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Worker killed in Habiganj boiler blast

Habiganj Correspondent : A worker was killed and five others were injured in a boiler explosion at a rice mill at Tekadighi in Nabiganj upazila on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Nasir Mia, 35, son of Abdur Rashid of Gopibagh in the upazila. Quoting locals, Mohamamd Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Nabiganj Police Station, said the boiler machine exploded in ...

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Sylhet cop who shot himself in ‘suicide attempt’ sent to Dhaka

Topu Debnath. Sylhet Office : A policeman who reportedly attempted to commit suicide by shooting himself at the compound of Biswanath Police Station on Monday has been sent to Dhaka for better treatment. The victim is Topu Debnath, 20, a constable at Biswanath Police Station, hailing from Juri upazila in Moulvibazar district. Colleagues said Topu tried to commit suicide by ...

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Lowest temperature recorded in Sreemangal

Moulvibazar Correspondent : The day’s lowest temperature was recorded at 6.6 degrees Celsius  at Sreemangal in Moulvibazar on Monday morning. In its regular forecast, the Met Office said the weather may remain dry with temporary partly cloudy sky over the country. Light fog may occur at places during late-night to morning, it said.A mild to moderate cold wave is sweeping ...

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Say no to polythene : Environment Minister Md Shahab Uddin

SU‍ST Correspondent :    Environment Minister Md Shahab Uddin has stressed for stopping the use of non-degradable materials, including polythene bags. “Don’t take polythene bags for carrying items from the shops, use paper or jute bags instead. We have to reduce the use of nondegradable materials,” he said while he was addressing the freshers reception programme at Shahjalal Science and ...

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Stone quarry worker killed in Sylhet landslide

Sylhet Office : A stone quarry worker was killed and two others were injured in a landslide at Bholaganj in Companiganj upazila on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Rubel Mia, 24, son of Farid Mia of Khaliajuri in Netrakona district. A chunk of mud fell on some workers while working at a stone quarry at Kalairag around 11 am, ...

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