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Cop found hanging in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A police officer was found hanging at his residence inside the thana compound in Gowainghat upazila on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Sudip Barua, 32, son of late Lal Barua of Chattogram’s Rangunia upazila and a sub-inspector of Gowainghat Police Station. Salauddin, duty officer of the police station, said Sudip went to his residence from ...

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7 killed in Sunamganj road accident

Sylhet Office : At least seven people were killed and eight others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a human hauler in Dakshin Sunamganj upazila on Sunday morning. Four of the deceased were identified as Md Sagar Mia, 16, son of Istu Mia; Md Limon Mia, 17, son of Fazal Mia; Afzal Mia, son of Md Alim ...

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Imam killed Moulvibazar female lawyer: Police

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Imam Tanvir Alam, the tenant of lawyer Abida Sultana who was found dead in Barlekha upazila of Moulvibazar on May 26, has reportedly confessed before a court to killing his landlady. In his confessional statement made on Friday, Tanvir told the court that he murdered the female lawyer following a brawl over vacating the house, said Additional ...

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Youth found dead in Surma river

Sylhet Office : An unidentified young man was found dead in Surma river in Sylhet town Saturday (June 1). Locals saw the boy floating in the river in Kalapara area and had informed police. Police recovered the decomposed body around 1:15am. The body was sent to MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy, said Kotwali Police Station Officer-in-Charge ...

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Sylhet travel agency owner, aide remanded

Sylhet Office : A court here on Thursday (May 30) placed Yahiya Travels proprietor Enamul Huq and his associate Razzaq on five-day remand each in a case over human trafficking. Sylhet Judicial Magistrate Laila Meher Banu issued the order, at noon. Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Economy Crime Squad Inspector Shahidul Islam, also investigation officer of the case, sought 10-day remand ...

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Ruling party leaders help me a lot: Sylhet Mayor

Sylhet Office : Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Ariful Haque Choudhury on Tuesday said residents of the area work together for the locality’s development irrespective of political affiliations. “Former finance minister AMA Muhith and incumbent Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen have been helping me a lot for the development of SCC,” he told British High Commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson at ...

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Easy-bike driver found dead in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent :  Police recovered the body of an easy-bike driver from Dhuliyakhal area in Sadar upazila on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Shabaz Mia, 25, son of Matar Ali of Anwarpur area of the district town. Shahidul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Model Police Station, said a team of patrol police spotted the body in a bush by ...

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Mosque imam held over female lawyer murder in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Police have arrested an imam of a mosque on charges of killing a female lawyer in Borolekha upazila of Moulvibazar district early Monday. The arrestee was identified as Mawlana Tanvir Ahmed (30), son of Monir Ali, resident of Charkona village of Barlekha upazila. Earlier, Abida Sultana, 35, a female lawyer was found dead at her own residence ...

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Bangladesh-India relations to develop further: Momen

Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said Bangladesh-India relations will develop further following re-election of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the office for the second consecutive terms. “We will proceed towards prosperity if there are stable governments in both Bangladesh and India. That’s why we welcomed the new Indian government, led by Narendra Modi,” he ...

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Lightning strikes kill 3 in Habiganj

Photo symbolic Habiganj Correspondent : Three persons were killed and two others wounded as thunderbolts struck them in three upazilas-Nabiganj, Chunarughat and Madhabpur- of the district on Friday (May 24). The victims were identified as Sima Uraw, 18, daughter of Pradeep Uraw, from Mango orchid of Chunarughat, Sizil Miah, 45, son of late Abdul Jalil, from Nabiganj and Faisal Miah, ...

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