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Sunamganj double murder: 2 get death, 13 life

A court in Sunamganj on Thursday sentenced two people to death and 13 to life term imprisonment for killing two people over previous enmity around 20 years ago. The condemned convicts are Abdul Hannan alias Jatra Mia and Shamsuddin alias Shamsu Mia while the lifers – Abdul Mannan, Inu Mia, Renu Mia, Hamdu Mia, Afzal Mia, Jalal Uddin, Abdun Nur, ...

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300kg Bagarius yarrelli caught in Sylhet

A Bagarius yarrelli fish weighing 300kg was caught in Kushiyara river of Fenchuganj upazila, Sylhet. A fisherman caught the fish on Tuesday 11am which asking price is Tk 3.5 lakhs. It is learned that after catching the fish, the giant fish was brought to Kazir Bazar fish market for sale. Billal Mia, a resident of Kushighat in Khadimpara union of ...

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Sunamganj attack: Key accused on five-day remand

A Sunamganj court on Tuesday granted remand for thirty persons, Shahidul Islam (Swadin Member), one of the key accused in a case filed over the attack on the houses of Hindus in Shalla upazila of Sunamganj district on March 17. The district’s Senior Judicial Magistrate Shyam Kanti Sinha granted five-day remand for prime accused Shahidul Islam, while 29 others accused ...

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Tarique Rahman among 25 sued under Digital Security Act

A case has been filed against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and 24 others under the Digital Security Act for declaring late president Ziaur Rahman ‘the first president and the proclaimer of independence’. A UK expatriate Moinul Haque filed the case in the court of Judicial Magistrate Kudrat-e-Elahi in Jashore on Monday afternoon. Plaintiff’s lawyer Akhtaruzzaman Selim confirmed the matter. ...

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3 more held over attack on Hindu homes in Sunamganj

Police arrested three more people following their involvement with attacking, vandalising and looting Hindu houses in Noagaon village of Sunamganj’s Shalla upazila on March 17. They were arrested in separate drives at different villages of Derai and Shalla on Saturday night With this, a total of 33 people have been arrested so far in two cases filed over the attack. ...

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Hefazat leader Mamunul’s programme in Sunamganj prevented

A group of people along with freedom fighters in Sunamganj has foiled the prescheduled March 21 programme of Hefazat-e-Islam’s Joint-Secretary General Mawlana Mufti Mamunul Haque. The development came in a meeting participated by police, administration, politicians and Hefazat-e-Islam leaders in Jamalganj Thana on Saturday. Earlier on the day, Upazila Awami League called for a rally through mike announcement in the ...

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BSF guns down Bangladeshi at Juri border

A Bangladeshi young man was shot dead allegedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Juri border in Moulvibazar early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Bappa Miah, 40, son of Abdur Rouf, a resident of Purbo Batuli area in Juri upazila. Phultala Union Parishad member Moinuddin said Bappa’s body was found on the other side of the barbed wire ...

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Sunamganj attack: Key accused arrested from Moulvibazar

Shahidul Islam (Swadin Member), one of the key accused in a case filed over the attack on the houses of Hindus in Shalla upazila of Sunamganj district, has been arrested form Moulvibazar. Members of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) arrested him from Kulaura upazila of the district on Friday night. Muhammad Khaled-uz-Zaman, special superintendent of PBI in Sylhet, confirmed the ...

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Observer Habiganj correspondent Mamun laid to rest

Habiganj correspondent of the Daily Observer Abdullah Al Mamun was laid to rest at his family graveyard on Friday night. He was buried at his family graveyard at Boilakipur village in Nabiganj after Isha prayers following a namaj-e-janaza. Earlier, Abdullah Al Mamun died of cardiac arrest at around 3.15pm at Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College and Hospital in Sylhet. He was ...

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