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Raihan killing: PBI takes steps to stop SI Akbar from fleeing country

Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has written to the immigration police to stop Sub-Inspector Akbar, the former in-charge of Bandarbazar Police Outpost under Sylhet Kotwali Police Station, from leaving the country. PBI has been looking for suspended SI Akbar in connection with the death of Md Raihan Ahmed, 34, inside the Bandar Bazar police outpost on October 11. Briefing reporters ...

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Custodial death: Raihan’s body exhumed for further autopsy

The body of young man Raihan Uddin who was reportedly tortured to death in police custody in Sylhet was exhumed on Thursday morning for further autopsy. The body was dug out from the grave in Akhalia of the city around 10am at the presence of district administration executive magistrates Sajib Ahmed and Mejbah Uddin. Later, the body was sent to ...

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Raihan’s Death Case: Saying of PBI

The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) is investigating the death of Raihan Uddin Ahmed at the Bandarbazar police outpost in Sylhet. PBI Additional SP Mohammad Khaleduzzaman visited the outpost on Wednesday as part of the investigation. He said Raihan’s body would be exhumed. The DC of Sylhet has given permission to take his body for re-autopsy in the interest of ...

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No compromise on security, safety in airports: Mahbub

SYLHET, Oct 13, 2020 : State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mohammad Mahbub Ali today said there is no compromise on safety and security at airports. “I am urging all relevant organizations and individual to remain alert for preventing any untoward incident in the airport. None will be spared if he or she tries to disrupt airport security,” he ...

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MC College gang-rape: Studentship of four suspended

The National University authorities have suspended studentship of four over the gang-rape incident at MC College in Sylhet. The decision was taken at the 210th syndicate meeting of National University on Monday with Vice-Chancellor Professor Harun-ur-Rashid in the chair At the meeting, the members of the syndicate expressed their deep concern over the heinous and barbaric incident. In addition, the ...

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Death ‘in Sylhet police custody’: 4 policemen suspended, 3 withdrawn

The authorities on Monday suspended four policemen, including the in-charge of Bandarbazar Police outpost Sub-Inspector Akbar Hossain, in connection with the death of a man ‘in police custody’ in Sylhet. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Jotirmoy Sarkar confirmed the development. Besides, three policemen have been withdrawn in this connection. Earlier, Rayhan Ahmed, 34, a resident of Akharia ...

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Death of Sylhet man allegedly in police custody triggers protests

Locals blocked the Sylhet-Sunamganj highway for half an hour at Akhalia area after a young man died allegedly in police custody in Sylhet city on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Rayhan Ahmed, 34, resident of Akharia in Sylhet city. Victim’s family alleged that Rayhan was beaten to death in police custody while police denied the allegation and said ...

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Sunamganj woman rape: Prime suspect held

Police in a drive arrested the prime suspect in a case, filed over the reported rape of young woman after torturing her father in Jagannathpur upazila of Sunamganj district, from Sarail upazila in Brahmanbaria district on Friday. The arrestee was identified as Shamim Ahmed, a suspected Yaba trader of Gotgaon village in Sunamganj. A team of Jagannathpur Police Station with ...

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Baralekha upazila to be declared drug free: Shahab Uddin

MOULVIBAZAR, Oct 09, 2020 : Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Mohammad Shahab Uddin today said Baralekha upazila of Moulvibazar district will be declared drug-free soon. Addressing a gathering of police personnel and general public, he said: “With the mutual cooperation of the police and the people, we will be able to build a livable society free from all kinds ...

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Younger brother kills elder brother in Sylhet

An elder brother was killed by his younger brother due to an altercation over issue of going abroad in Sylhet on early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Kamrul Islam, son of Chand Ali, hailing from Konagram village of Muria union of Beanibazar upazila of the district. According to locals, younger brother Tanvir wanted to go abroad but elder brother ...

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