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Sylhet student death: Bus driver, assistant sent to jail

Sylhet Office : Both the driver and helper of a bus that ran over a student from Sylhet Agricultural University were sent to jail on Sunday (Mar 24). Sub-Inspector Bikash BPM with Moulvibazar Model police told that transport workers had detained Jewel Ahmed, 40, the driver on Saturday night as the first protests broke out. Jewel was handed over to ...

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SAU suspends classes, exams over student’s death

Bus helper held Photo: students of the Sylhet Agriculture University (SAU) take to the streets and stage demonstrations at the Sylhet bus terminal in South Surma protesting the death of their fellow. Sylhet Office : The authorities of Sylhet Agriculture University (SAU) has suspended all classes and examinations for Sunday following the death of a student of the university. Faisal ...

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Sylhet university student killed pushing out of bus

Sylhet Office : A university student was killed after he was allegedly pushed out of a running bus by its helper following an altercation over fare. The incident took place on Sylhet-Mymenshingh Highway in Moulvibazar on Saturday evening. The deceased has been identified as Wasim Abbas, 21, son of Abu Zaher Mahbub, and a masters student of Sylhet Agricultural University’s ...

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UP member found dead in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Police recovered the body of a union parishad member from Jatrapasha area in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj on Friday night.   The deceased was identified as Moyna Miah, a ward no 3 member of no 4 Dakshin-Paschim union Parishad.  His family members spotted his blood-stained body near a pond adjoining to his house.   On information, police ...

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Bangladeshi teen shot dead by Indians in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A Bangladesh youth was shot dead by Indian nationals at Companiganj Upazila on Friday morning. The deceased, 19-year-old Md Babul Mia, was the son of Muslim Uddin of Turung village of the upazila. Locals said Babul went to a nut orchard in Domdoma border near Pillar No. 1260 when some Indians opened fire on him, killing him ...

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AL leader found dead in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A local leader of Awami League was found dead at Islampur village in Sadar upazila early Tuesday. The deceased is Md Joynal Abedin, 50, son of Md Muslim Uddin of the village and general secretary of Jahangirnagar union AL. Superintendent of Police Md Barkatullah Khan said that Joynal remained missing since he went out of his home ...

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Man arrested for ‘raping’ mentally challenged girl in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police here on Saturday arrested a man for reportedly raping a mentally challenged girl in Fulsain area of Gopalganj in the district. The arrestee is Jakir Mia, 21, a carpenter and son of Joynal Mia of Barachak village in the upazila. Jakir violated the girl on Friday night when she was alone at her home, but her ...

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BD woman killed in New Zealand shootings while trying to save husband

Hosne Ara Parvin with her family. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : Desperately looking for her physically-challenged husband, she started rushing to the male section of the mosque from the female one as soon as the attacker started shooting devotees indiscriminately. However, she was shot before reaching her husband and died instantly. Hosne Ara Parvin, 42, who along with 48 other ...

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Union digital centre catches fire in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A union digital centre caught fire in Biswanath upazila on Friday afternoon. The fire ensued after a solar power battery went off inside the digital centre of Khajanchi union parishad around 4pm, its entrepreneur Masud Ahmed said. He said two laptops, a photocopier, a printer and a PC were damaged by the fire. However, locals extinguished the ...

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Dr. Momen condemns New Zealand mosque shootings

Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen condemned the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead on Friday (March 15). New Zealand is among the countries which claim themselves terrorist-free. Such an incident is saddening, the minister told reporters in response to a question at Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Friday (March ...

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