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3 of a family found dead in Habiganj

Police arrest Farid Uddin, husband of Rumena Akter, for his alleged involvement with the incident A woman and her two children have been found dead in Boro Bakoi area under Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj. The deceased are Rumena Akter, 30, her son Musa Miah, 6, and daughter Muslima Akter. Police arrested Farid Uddin, husband of Rumena Akter, for his alleged ...

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A third man confesses to the abduction, murder of Sylhet schoolboy

A third man has confessed to the abduction and murder of a Sylhet school student, police say. Ataur Rahman alias Geda is to be a police informer. He issued a confessional statement at the Sylhet Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Sunday, investigation officer Sub-Inspector Azim Patwari said. Nine-year-old Abu Sayeed, a fourth-grader at Shah Meer Government Primary School, was abducted ...

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Two bodies recovered in Sylhet

Police recovered the bodies of a businessman and a housewife from separate parts of the city on Saturday noon. The deceased were identified as Ataur Rahman Shahjahan, 37, a business man of Shibbazar in city. He was the son of late Salamat Ullah of Hatkhola union under Jalalabad Thana,  and Sonia, 17, a housewife and daughter of Rajab Ali of ...

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Rab informant again on 3-day remand

A court here on Thursday placed Geda Miah, a Rab informant, on a fresh three-day remand in schoolboy Syeed murder case. Sylhet Chief Metropolitan Magistrate ABM Jahirul Goni Chowdhury passed the order when police produced him before the court upon completion of his three-day remand in the case, seeking seven-day remand for him. On March 16, Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court- ...

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jamaat man held in sylhet

Police arrested an activist of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami on early Thursday from Dargha Mahalla in the city. The arrestee was identified as Muhibul Haque Shahin, residence of Paira-11 in Dargha Mahalla in city, who hailed from Shibbazar area under Jalalabad Thana.

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Protest meeting held in Badhgaow in Chatok

Thousands of protesters from all works of life held a protest meeting at Shadarai, under Jawa Union of Chattak Upazilla. The meeting was chaired by the Badhgaow Union Parisad Chairman Awlad Ali Master and conducted by Mr Abul Kashem Khan Kajol. Guest speakers in the meeting included foremer Chairman of Durgapasha Union Mr Rowshan Khan Sagor and leading members of ...

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Digital Innovation Fair begins in Sylhet

The three-day ‘Digital Innovation Fair 2015′ kicked off at Sylhet Muhammed Ali Gymnasium in the city Thursday in a bid to make people aware about e-services to engage them in the digital activities. In collaboration with ICT ministry and Access to Information (A2I) project of Prime Minister’s Office, District Administration organised the fair. Latest ICT products, multi-media classroom, mobile banking ...

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Housewife ‘commits suicide’ in Sylhet

sylhet-map1A newlywed housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at Bibidoil village in Dakhshin Surma upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Pinki Rani Das, 22, wife of Gobindo Chando Nath, a resident of the village. Locals said Pinki had got married with Gobindo, a nightgiard, six months ago. Police said Pinki committed suicide by ...

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Burden of books on kids irks guardians in Sylhet

Burden of books on children in kindergarten (KG) schools has created resentments among guardians in Sylhet district. Allegations are there that the school authorities and teachers are allegedly receiving commissions from publishers for prescribing a large number of books that a child will not require at the elementary level. Sources said many KG schools have sprouted in 12 upazilas of ...

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District Olama League Secretary statement Sylhet court Plan made at a Zinda Bazar restaurant on March 10

Five people hatched a plan at a restaurant in Zinda Bazar in Sylhet city on March 10 to kidnap schoolboy Abu Sayeed, says Abdur Rakib, district Olama League Secretary, while depositing a statement before a Sylhet court yesterday. Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court 1 Judge Shahedul Karim recorded the statement from 12:30pm to 4pm. Abdur said: ‘Geda phone me on March ...

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