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School Boy’s body recovered from Sylhet policeman’s house; 3 held

The body of a 10-year old abducted boy was recovered from the house of a police member at Kumarpara in the city on Saturday night, five days after his kidnap. The deceased was identified as Abu Sayeed, son of Motin Mia. He was a class IV student of Roynagar Govt Primary School. Police detained Constable Ebadur, district Olama League Secretary ...

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Affect of hartal and blocked on educational institutes in Sylhet, students are in despair

Due to unprecedentedly long hartal and blockade, the education and exams of the students of various educational institute in Sylhet as well as other parts of the country are hampered seriously. The first year students of MBBS course under the 2014-15 academic session of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College have demanded immediate start their classes.“We have already lagged behind for ...

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People suffering from various water-borne diseases; Garbage, wastes pollute Surma River

Unabated disposal of garbage and liquid wastes from the local industries into the water of Surma River are polluting the river water and its adjacent areas in the city. Human and domestic wastes from the nearby residential areas, industries, business centres and construction sites are being disposed into the river without any treatment that is polluting water in high scale ...

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RAB arrests 5 drug peddlers, recovers phensidyls, yaba and arms

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-9) has arrested at least 5 drug peddlers and recovered huge amount of drugs including yaba tablets, phensidyls and mobile set following conducting drive throughout the Sylhet for last two days. Five different team of the elite forces conducted separate anti-crime drive at different places in Sylhet on Thursday recovered 50 pieces of yaba tablets, 213 ...

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One held with 8 gold bar at Sylhet airport

Customs officials arrested an employee of the Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh along with 8 gold bar at MAG Osmani International Airport here on Thursday afternoon. The arrestee was identified as Mosabber Ali, an LRA of the CAAB. Airport sources said customs officials arrested Mosabber after detecting his suspicious movement in the CCTV footage after a Biman Bangladesh Airlines landed at ...

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Sylhet BCL men vandalise PWD offices, torch 8 vehicles

Activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League Sylhet city unit have vandalised PWD and Sylhet Registrary offices, torchard 8 vehicles and five shop afire during a factional clash of the ruling party’s student wing. On information, two units of Kotwali fire service and Kotwali police rushed to the spot and took the situation under control. Police sources said a chase and counter ...

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Two dead body found in Sylhet

Police recovered dead body of two young man from Sylhet city on Thursday night. Police recovered a young hanging body of his house at Kazitula in the city on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Shaheen Ahmed, 26, a resident of Kazitula area and son of Azizur Rahman of Bashtala village in Doarabazar upaizla of Sunamganj district. Another The ...

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Veteran advocate Azizul Malik Chowdhury passes away

Sylhet district Bar Asociasion former president Veteran advocate Azizul Malik Chowdhury died of old age complications at city’s hospital Wednesday at the age of 75. He was under treatment at the hospital, said an release here today.He left behind wife, one daughter, two sons, relatives and admirers to mourn her death. Azizul Malik Chowdhury also worked for longtime with fortnightly ...

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2 commit suicide in Sylhet

Two youths allegedly committed suicides by hanging themselves on Wednesday at separate places in Sylhet district. The deceased were identified as Yeasin Mia, 25, son of Monjur Ali of Jaflang union of Gowinghat upazila and Sharufa Akter, 20, daughter of Abdul Hasem of Syedmugni area in the city.

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Two Jamaat activist held in Sylhet

Members of Joint Force arrested two Jamaat activist from Kaistorail village in Dakshin Surma upazila here on Wednesday midnight. The arrested person is identified as Jahangir Kobir Shipon, 30, and Alomgir Kobir Lemon son of M.A Mosobbir of Kaistorail village here. Mohammad Jalaluddin Ahammad, assistant director of RAB-9 (media), confirmed the matter

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