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Drive against light vehicles on highways begins in Sylhet

The government has taken decision to stop non-motorized vehicle movement on the highway to reduce road accident generally occurred due to the plying of the non-motorized vehicle movement on the highway especially CNG run autorikshaw, Van, bi-cycle, Nosimon or Korimon (a local vehicle run by generator engine). Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) and Sylhet District Commission jointly drive against CNG ...

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Schoolboy electrocuted in Sylhet

A schoolboy was electrocuted at Kadamtali in the city on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Rasel Ahmed, 10, son of Fazlu Miah, a resident of the area. He was a class IV student of Kadamtali Government Primary School. Witnesses said Rasel came in contact with a live electric wire while scaling the gate, decorated with electric lights for ...

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1 held with Indian liquor in Sunamganj

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members in a drive arrested a person and recovered 310 bottles of Indian liquor from his possession at Boithakhali jetty in the town early Wednesday. The arrestee was identified as Osman,60, son of late Anwar Ali, a resident of Haluargaon village. RAB sources said a team of RAB-9 camp, led by Major Abdullah Al Mamun, conducted ...

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17 shops gutted in Sylhet

17 shops have been gutted in a fire that broke out in anando bazar under South Surma upazila of Sylhet. South Surma Fire Service Station told that the fire originated at Joinal Ferniture at anando bazar around 6 am on Wednesday. “The fire soon engulfed to seven adjacent shops and damaged valuables worth Tk10 lakh,” he added. Fire Fighters’ units ...

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National Fisheries Week begins in Sylhet

Celebration of National Fisheries Week-2015 began in the district today (Tuesday) as elsewhere in the country with the slogan “In Ocean, River, All Water, Fish Culture Creates Gold”. Marking the week, district administration and department of fisheries chalked out elaborate programmes that will be held till August 03. In the morning, a big colorful rally led by Additional Divisional Commissioner ...

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Two houses in Sylhet robbed same night

Muggers looted cash, gold stuff and other precious items worth Tk 15 lakh from two houses in Sylhet City on monday. Local people said a gang of masked criminals broke into the house of Motosir Ali, at Mohona C-19 Patantula area and looted all the valuable things in the house. The miscreants robbed 10 tolas of gold ornaments, cash Tk ...

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Another accused Ayaj Ali’s confesses to Rajon murder

Another accused in a case filed over the brutal killing of Rajon has made his confessional statement before a district court. Metropolitan Magistrate-1 Shahedul Karim recorded Ayaj Ali’s statement under section 164 of the code of criminal procedure (CrPC) on Tuesday evening. Additional Deputy Commissioner (media) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Rahmatullah confirmed the news. Ayaj was picked up from ...

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Sylhet getting back its usual look after Eid

The Sylhet started getting back to life from Sunday as a large number of people have already returned to the city after celebrating Eid festival at their village homes with their near and dear ones. Tens of thousands of people returned to Sylhet for the sake of their livelihood after enjoying Eid-ul-Fitr vacation at their village homes. Three inter-district bus ...

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Jalalabad OC suspended : Suspect in Rajon killing case sent to jail after remand

Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) authorities have suspended Jalalabad police station Officer-in-Charge Alamgir Hossain for negligence in his duty in Rajon murder incident. Rahmatullah, assistant deputy commissioner (media) of SMP, said Alamgir Hossain has been attached to Rangpur range after suspension. On Saturday, Alamgir Hossain was closed and sub-inspectors Aminul and Jakir Hossain were suspended. On Sunday A Sylhet local court ...

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dacoits held in Sylhet

Osmaninogor Thana Police, with the assistance from locals, arrested One alleged dacoits near Balagong Bazar area of Balagong upazila on Saturday. The arrestees are identified as- Suhel, son of Sofor Ali of Tilapara village of Osmaninogor upazila, Md. Morsalin OC of Osmaninogor Thana Police Confermed the metter.

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