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Youth stabs Prof Zafar Iqbal from behind

Sust Correspondent  : An unidentified youth stabbed noted writer-academician, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology Professor Dr Muhammed Zafar Iqbal from behind while he was attending a function on the campus in Sylhet Saturday (March 3). The concluding ceremony of a festival of Electrical Electronics Engineering (EEE) department was holding at the Mukto Mancha of the varsity. Iqbal was there ...

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Dr Zafar Iqbal injured in knife attack

Sust Correspondent : Renowned writer and teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Dr Muhammed Zafar Iqbal was seriously injured in a knife attack on the campus on Saturday afternoon. Witnesses said a young man swooped on Dr Zafar Iqbal, a teacher of SUST Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department, around 5:40pm as he was sitting on the ...

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Missing Sylhet auto driver’s body found

The body of an auto-rickshaw driver who was missing from Sylhet for last two days was found at Jagannathpur in Sunamganj district on Friday noon. The deceased was identified as Bishu Malakar, son of Nikhil Malakar of Vogshail village in Bishwanath upazila, said Shamsuddoha, officer-in-charge of Bishawanath Police Station. Locals spotted a floating body in a ditch of Jagannathpur area ...

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3 workers killed in Sylhet stone quarry

Three workers were killed and two others injured in a mudslide at a stone quarry in Companiganj of Sylhet Wednesday noon (February 28). The deceased are—Jahir Hossain, 36, from Jamalganj upazila under Sunamganj, Afaz Uddin and Kacha Mia, 60, both from South Sunamganj. Companiganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Dilip Kanto Nath told reporter  on Thursday (March 1) that the mud ...

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Traders’ leader hacked to death in Habiganj

A trader leader was hacked to death by miscreants in rail gate area in Chunarughat upazila on Thursday morning. The deceased was identified as Abul Hossain alias Akol Miah, 60, president of Chunaughat Bazar Babsayi Kallayan Samity and upazila unit president of Alhe Sunnat Wal Jamaat. Local sources said miscreants suddenly attacked Abul with sharp weapons when he was returning ...

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CEE students of SUST demand withdrawal of expulsion order on fellows

Students of Civil and Environmental Engineering department of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) put the main gate of the university under lock and key demanding withdrawal of the expulsion order on two of their fellows over their alleged involvement in ragging. The students took position in front of the main gate of the university with placards and festoons ...

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Worker killed in Sylhet stone quarry

At least a worker was killed and another injured in a mudslide while they were extracting stones from a quarry at Shah Arfin Tila in Companiganj upazila on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Kasa Mia, 45, while the injured one as Abdul Gani, 55, said Inspector (Investigation) Dilip Kanta Nath of Companiganj Police Station. “Another two workers are missing ...

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Arrest of Sylhet madrasah student’s killers demanded

Locals on Wednesday staged demonstrations at Battala of Jaintapur upazila headquarters seeking the arrest of those who were involved in the killing of madrasah student Mozammel over a religious congregation on Monday night within 48 hours. Thousands of people, including madrasah students, thronged Battala in small processions from different areas. They staged demonstrations blocking the Sylhet-Tamabil road. The angry mob ...

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SUST expels 4 students, suspends 3 others 

The authorities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) expelled four students and suspended three others for different terms on different charges, including ragging freshers. Two students- Ashik Ahmed Himel and Md Hamidur Rahman Rangan, students of Civil and Engineering Department of session 2016-17, were expelled for their involvement in ragging six freshers. Besides, Md Mahmudul Hasan and Shah ...

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Man arrested on charge of killing wife

Police have arrested a man on charge of killing his wife in Biswanath upazila early Wednesday. Helal Miah, son of late Jahur Ali of Janaiya village in the upazila, was arrested from Birendranagar village in Dowarabazar upazila in Sunamganj around 5:30am, said Mizanur Rahman, sub-inspector of Biswanath Police Station. The SI said the victim Lubna Begum, 28, was slaughtered to ...

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