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HC upholds death sentence of 3 in Sylhet schoolboy Sayeed murder case

Sylhet Office : The High Court upheld death sentences for three people in a case filed for the abduction and murder of fourth-grader Abu Sayeed in Sylhet in March 2015. The HC bench of Justice Shahidul Karim and Justice Md Akhtaruzzaman delivered the verdict after holding hearing on the death references and appeals filed by the convicts. Earlier on November ...

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Female school teacher, domestic help die in suspected Sylhet murder-suicide

Sylhet Office : Police recovered the bodies of a school teacher and her housemaid from her house in Dayamir area under Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet early hours of Sunday. The deceased were identified as Tapti Rani Dey (50), was a teacher of Swairgaon Primary School, wife of Vijay Dey and her housekeeper Gouranga Vaidya. Police said Tapti Rani’s husband doctor ...

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BNP leader, Ex Mp Shafi Chowdhury expelled from party

Sylhet Office : BNP central committee member Shafi Ahmed Chowdhury has been expelled from the party for being an independent candidate in Sylhet-3 constituency by-elections and disobeying the party’s decision. A statement signed by the party’s organizing secretary Syed Emran Saleh Prince confirmed the matter on Saturday. Shafi Ahmed Chowdhury was expelled from the party at all levels, including the ...

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3 missing children rescued at Jaflong Zero Point in Sylhet

Staff Reporter : Three minor boys, who went missing from Sylhet’s Dakshin Surma two days ago, were rescued from the district’s Gowainghat Saturday. Some locals handed them over to police after finding them at Jaflong Zero Point, said Dakshin Surma Police Station Officer-in-Charge Md Monirul Islam. The children are 13-year-old twin brothers Hassan and Hossain, and Apu, 10, from Dakshin ...

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Husband arrested for wife, two children killing in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police arrested a man for killing a woman named Alema and her two children in Goainghat upazila of Sylhet district. The suspected killer was shown arrested on Saturday noon (June 19). He is currently taking treatment at MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital. In a press conference, Sylhet district police super Farid Uddin Ahmed said, the arrestee Hifzur ...

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Sinopharm doses reach Sylhet

Some 37,200 doses of China-made Sinopharm vaccine arrived in Sylhet on Friday for resuming the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination program. Premananda Mandal, Civil Surgeon of Sylhet, received the vaccines on Friday morning. The vaccines are stored at a temperature of 2 to 6 degrees centigrade in the EPI Cold Storage at the Civil Surgeon’s Office. Jahidul Islam Sumon, ...

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Case filed over killing of woman, her two kids in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A case has been filed with Gowainghat Police Station over slaughtering a woman and her two children in Sylhey city. Ayub Ali, father of the victim woman Alima Begum, 35, filed the case on Wednesday night accusing some unknown people. Several units of the law enforcement agencies are working to find out the mystry behind the triple ...

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Slit throat bodies of mother, son and daughter found in Sylhet

Goainghat Correspondent : Police recovered the throat-slit bodies of a woman and her daughter, son from Tea Garden area at Fatehepur under Goainghat upazila of Sylhet on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Aleya Begum, 35, wife of Hijbur Rahman and their son Mizan, 8, 5-year-old daughter Tanisha, hailing from Binnakandi Fulertal area of the upazila. Police also rescued ...

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Woman allegedly raped by three men in Sylhet

A 31-year-old woman was allegedly raped by three men near Nilgaon Putikata bridge in Jalalabad upazila of Sylhet distric. One of them, police said, took the woman out on Monday night on the pretext of wedding shopping. He and the woman were in a relationship. Two of the accused—Taj Uddin, 22, son of Kaptan Mia, and Ekhlasur Rahman, 27, son ...

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‘Student Mental Health’ webinar held at SUST

SUST Correspondent : A webinar titled ‘Student Mental Health during COVID-19’ has been organized by the Department of Social Work, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. The program starts at 7 pm on Monday (June 14) and runs until 10 pm. Treasurer Prof. Dr. Anwarul Islam and Professor Dilara Rahman, Dean, Institute of Social Science spoke as a special guest ...

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