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Nigerian put on 2-day remand for cheating

SUST Correspondent : A court here on Friday placed a Nigerian national on a two-day remand in a case filed over cheating a teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). Police produced Donuts Emeco Onisiua, a Nigerian national and also member of an international cheating gang, before the court with a seven-day remand prayer. Earlier on Thursday, police ...

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2 Garo lovers ‘kill selves’ jumping before train in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Two teenage ‘lovers’ from an indigenous community allegedly committed suicide jumping before a running train at Northon of Kulaura upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Sandha Sangma, 17, a Class-X student of Dildarpur High School and daughter of Even Marak of Merina Tea Estate in the upazila, and Joyonta Rurom, 18, a Class-XII student of ...

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Sylhet fruit trader ‘missing’ for 5 days

Golapganj Correspondent : A fruit trader has reportedly been missing for five days in Golapganj upazila. The missing was identified was Abdul Matin, 42, son of late Sawar Ali of Kayostagram village in the upazila. He used to run a fruit shop at Hetimganj Bazar. Family members said Matin went out of their house on March 26 for his shop. ...

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Beauty murder after rape: Probe body formed in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Amid huge outcry over the killing of teenage girl Beauty after rape in Sayestaganj upazila on March 17, a 3-member probe committee has been formed to investigate into the incident. Bidhan Tripura PPM, superintendent of Police of the district, formed the committee on Thursday with additional superintendent of police (administration) as its head. The committee has been ...

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3 killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj District Correspondent : Three people were killed and six others injured when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Pitua in Nabiganj upazila on Thursday. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Bimal Chandra Bhoumik, officer-in-charge of Highway Police Camp, said the accident took place in the area around 10:30am when a ...

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25 injured in Habiganj Al factional clash

  Habiganj  Correspondent : At least 25 people including the UP member were injured in a factional clash between two groups of Awami League in Habiganj. They were admitted to Upazila Health Complex and Habiganj Sadar Modern Hospital. This incident happened on Wednesday (28th March) from evening to evening. Lakhai Thana Officer-in-Charge (OC) Bazlur Rahman confirmed the information. According to ...

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Atik confesses to killing SUST student Mahid 

SUST Correspondent : Mirza Atik, one of two arrestees, on Wednesday confessed to killing Mahid Al Salam, a former student of Economics department of Shahjalal University of  Science and Technology (SUST) . Atik was produced before the court of Mamunur Rashid Siddique of Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate-1 where he gave the confessional statement under section 164, said Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Assistant ...

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Rail link of Sylhet with Dhaka-Ctg snapped

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Train communication of Sylhet with Dhaka-Chittagong has been suspended as an oil-loaded train derailed in Baramchal rail station area of Sylhet on Wednesday afternoon (March 28). The derailment incident took place around 3:00pm. Kulaura rail junction loco in-charge Dulal Chandra Das told that a compartment of the Kulaura-bound freight train-952 from Maizgao derailed at Baramchal station. A ...

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3 workers killed in Sylhet stone quarries

Mirror Desk : In two separate incidents, three workers were killed while extracting stones from a quarry in Lampapani area of Jaflong and Companiganj upazila here on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Nazimuddin, 25, son of Nur Mia of Daubari village of Gowainghat upazila, Usman Ali, 30, son of Joynal Abedin of Jamkandi village of the same upazila and ...

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ACC sues seven engineers for faulty road repairing in Sylhet

Mirror Desk : Sylhet regional Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) filed a case against seven engineers and a contractor for grabbing over Tk 1 crore in the name of repair work of a road in Sylhet. The accused are Deputy Assistant Engineer Masud Ahmed, former Deputy Assistant Engineer Anwar Hossain, former Deputy Divisional Engineers Abul Barkat Md Khurshid Alam and Tanvir ...

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