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2 ‘dacoits’ beaten to death in Habiganj

Two suspected robbers were beaten to death in Lakhai upazila of Habiganj district early Sunday. One of he deceased was identified as Humayun Mia, 40, a resident of Puraikhala village in Madhabpur upazila. Karab union parishad (UP) chairman Abdul Hye said a gang of five to six dacoits stormed the house of Jalal Miah at Gunipur village. Sensing their presence, ...

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LMG posts at all Sylhet police stations, outposts

The government on Thursday set up light machine gun posts at all the police stations and outposts in Sylhet Metropolitan Police area to tighten security measures. Besides, the Sylhet district police have taken initiatives to install LMG posts at all the police stations and outposts under its jurisdiction by Friday. Officials at SMP and Sylhet district police said that they ...

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Sunamganj clash leaves 2 dead

A man and his nephew were killed and two others injured in a clash between two groups over land dispute at Dungria village in Dakshin Sunamganj upazila of Sunamganj on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Abdul Tahid, 62, son of Osman Mia and Ripon Mia, 42, son of Rafid Mia. Locals said there had been a longstanding conflict ...

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Shalla OC suspended, Dirai OC transferred

Police administration has taken action against the officers in-charge of Shalla and Dirai police station on charge of negligence in duty during the March 17 attack on Hindu houses in Sunamganj by Hefazat supporters. Sunamganj police superintendent Mizanur Rahman confirmed the matter. Shalla Police Station OC Nazmul Haque has been suspended while Dirai Police Station OC Ashraful Islam transferred to ...

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BCL leader expelled for supporting Mamunul

Fayez confirmed that he himself posted about Mamunul on Facebook A Chhatra League leader has been expelled from the organisation over a Facebook post supporting Hefazat-e-Islam’s Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque. The information was confirmed through a press release signed by Bangladesh Chhatra League President Al Nahian Khan Joy and General Secretary Lekhak Bhattacharjee. The statement said, “according to a ...

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104 people fined for breaching Covid-19 safety rules in Habiganj

Mobile courts of the district administration fined 104 people including hotel traders and transports Taka 65,050 in different places in the district town for breaching Covid-19 safety rules to halt the spread of the lethal virus. According to district administration sources, four teams conducted the raids in different areas of the district town and fined 14 people Taka 9,600. Executive ...

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Man detained for harassing woman in Covid-19 institutional quarantine in Sylhet

Police today detained a hotel staff of Hotel Noorjahan Grand in Sylhet for sexually harassing a woman staying in the hotel for mandatory institutional quarantine for Covid-19 upon her return from the UK. The detainee is Shahin Ahmed, a room boy of the hotel at Dargah Gate area in Sylhet city, reports our Sylhet correspondent. “On information, a team of ...

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Tourist spots in Sylhet closed for 2 weeks

All tourist spots in Sylhet district have been shut down for the next two weeks to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus, officials said Thursday. The directive has come from the local administration in the wake of the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh. Mohammad Altaf Hossain, superintendent of Tourist Police Sylhet Region, told that all hotels, motels, ...

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Shahjalal University Assistant Professor Shoeb’s ( PhD) Doctoral Degree

Shahed Rahman : Abu Awal Mohammad Shoeb, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh has recently successfully completed his Doctorate Degree (PhD). Planning Minister congratulate : Hon’ble Minister of Planning of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Mr M A Mannan, MP who is currently visiting the United States, ...

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