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Ibrahim murder in Sylhet : First wife confesses to murder

Fateha Mashruka, wife of slain Ibrahim Abu Khalil, made statement before a court here on Tuesday reportedly confessing to her involvement in the killing of her husband, police sources said. Magistrate Mohammad Sahedul Karim of Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court recorded the statement of detained Fateha under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kotwali Police Station ...

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Young girl commits suicide over love in Sylhet

A young girl committed suicide following breach in relationship of love at Hawapara in the city on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Mariam Begum, 23, hailing from Maijdihi in Srimangal upazila. She used to work as a housemaid at the house of Mahfuz Miah at Hawapara. Locals said Mariam had a relationship of love with a man. On ...

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Two held with liquor in Sunamganj

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two young men in possession of five sacks of liquor from Narayantala village in Sadar upazila on Tuesday night. The arrestees were identified as Dulal Miah,25, and Yunus Miah,24, residents of the same village.Rab-9 commanding officer Abdullah Al Mamun said on a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in ...

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UK BNP Leader Jillul Haque passes away

Founder President of Sussex BNP UK Alhaz Jillul Haque died of a West Sussex Hospita in UK here around 4 pm monday.He was 78. family sources said.Jillul Haque left behind his wife, two sons, five daughter, relatives and well-wishers to mourn his death. Alhaz Jillul Haque also founder of Ranigonj High school and Ranigonj Alia Madrasah in Jagannathpur. Alhaz Jillul ...

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Arrest of Ananta’s killers demanded

Sylhet unit Ganojagoron Moncha yesterday submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina demanding arrest and trial of the people who have killed writer and Muktomona blogger Ananta Bijoy Das a few days back Leaders and activists of the platform submitted the memorandum to the prime minister through Deputy Commissioner Shahidul Islam. In the memorandum, they demanded justice for all ...

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Traffic jam paralyses life in Sylhet city

Heavy traffic jam choked most of the major streets in the Sylhet city on Tuesday much to the discomfort of the commuters where hundreds of people were seen waiting frustrated due to slow movement of transport on the 2nd  weekly working day. Most of the city areas, including  Bondorbazar, Jindabazar, Surma Point, Mirabazar, Amborkhana, Dorghagate, were virtually paralysed from early ...

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Students stage demo at sust

Students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) yesterday organised a rally following a human chain on the campus demanding punishment of sexual assaulters of women and children across the country including Mohammadpur Preparatory School and College. The students under the banner of general students formed the human chain in front of Central Library at 12pm and organised the ...

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First foot-over bridge in Sylhet, businessmen protest

In order to facilitate pedestrian crossing and smooth traffic flow on the busy roads of Court Point area, the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) is going to set up the city’s first foot-over bridge. SCC sources said, Chittagong Dry Dock Limited, an enterprise of Bangladesh steel & Engineering Corporation, is constructing the bridge at a cost of Tk1.63 crore. Meanwhile, the ...

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Tabligh Jamaat activist slaughtered in Sylhet

The slit-throat body of a leader of Tablighi Jamaat has been recovered from his house in the city’s Sowdagortula area in Sylhet on Monday. The deceased is Ibrahim Abu Khalil, 55, ameer of Sowdagortula area unit Tablighi Jamaat. Family members said Ibrahim had returned home from a programme of Tablighi Jamaat in India two days ago. Ibrahim’s son Sajid said: ...

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3 held with fake currency notes in Sunamganj

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive held three people with counterfeit currency notes worth Tk 4 lakh from Jamalganj upazila on Sunday. The arrested were identified as Safiqul Islam, 34, Abdur Rahim, 65, and Delowar Hossain, 55. Rab-9 commander Major Abdullah Al Mamun said on a tip off, members of the elite force conducted a drive at ...

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