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Chinese worker’s death: Wife files murder complaint against colleague in Sylhet

Two days after a Chinese national was allegedly stabbed to death in Sylhet, her wife has lodged a police complaint formally accusing his colleague of the crime. Wang Qiu, the wife of Wei Wentao, filed the complaint at Sylhet Kotwali Police Station against her husband’s colleague Sun Xion, also a Chinese national, in the morning, a day after arriving here ...

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Hefazat leader Mufti Farooq arrested in Sylhet

Hefazat-e-Islam leader Mufti Farooq Ahmed was arrested Tuesday evening in a case filed over attack and vandalism in Jamserpur and Dhalipara village in Rampasha union of Sylhet’s Bishwanath upazila during the group’s strike. He was arrested from Bishwanath-Osmaninagar upazila border area during a police raid led by Bishwanath Police Inspector Roma Prasad Chakraborty, Sub-Inspector Nur Hossain and Aftabuzzaman. He had ...

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Human chain held in Moulvibazar protesting Israeli attack on Palestinians

A human chain was held at Sreemangal upazila in Moulvibazar district on Wednesday morning protesting Israeli attack on the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and Palestinians. Bangladesh Muslim Jubo Oikya Parishad’s Sreemangal unit organised the human chain at Chowmuhana Chattar where people from all walks of life participated. Speakers said Israel has viciously attacked the worshipers of Palestine. Even after such a ...

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Chinese engineer killed in Sylhet by compatriot

A Chinese engineer was stabbed to death by his compatriot colleague at their rented house in Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The deceased is Wentao Wei, 48, an engineer of Kumargaon Power Plant in the divisional city, police said. The police said that 12 Chinese nationals, all of who are electrical engineer and employed at the KPP, have been living at ...

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Unidentified woman’s body recovered in Sreemangal

Police recovered the body of an unidentified woman from under a bridge at Sreemangal upazila in Moulvibazar district on Tuesday morning. Locals spotted the body under Udnar Bridge at Huglia Bazar this morning and informed police. Sreemangal Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Md Abdul Saleque said police recovered the body and sent it to Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital morgue. Police suspect ...

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Sylhet Shishu Park: 15 years spent in naming

To resolve all complications, SCC has finally decided to name the park as ‘Jananetri Sheikh Hasina Shishu Park’ A children’s amusement park in Sylhet city is yet to be inaugurated even 15 years after the project was initiated only because of a difference of opinion over naming the park, which has long deprived children of healthy amusement. In 2006, during ...

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Mother, son killed in Sylhet road crash

A woman and her two-year-old son died in a head-on collision between a private car and a bus on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Sylhet on Sunday. Five others were injured in the accident. Police identified the deceased as Beauty Roy, wife of Gopesh Roy of Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj, and her son Rupak Roy. The accident occurred at Satmail around 1:30pm ...

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Man killed by rivals in Sylhet

A man was killed allegedly by his rivals over personal enmity at Kurikhola village in Goainghat upazila of Sylhet on Friday. Quoting the victim’s family, police said, a group of 15 to 20 people attacked Kamal Uddin, 50, as he was passing through the Bangabir area on Salutikor-Goainghat Road in the evening. They hacked Kamal with sharp weapons, leaving him ...

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Endangered pangolin rescued in Moulvibazar

The Department of Forest has rescued an endangered Indian Pangolin from Moulvibazar’s Kulaura in Sylhet on Wednesday. “We have kept the pangolin at Lawachara Rescue Center,” confirmed divisional Forest Officer Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, adding, “We will release it at Lawachara National Park after 2-3 days.” He made a special mention of the volunteer organization Stand for Our Endangered Wildlife (SEW) ...

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Minor siblings crushed to death by tractor in Sylhet

Two minor siblings were killed and two others injured as a tractor overturned at Lantirmati area in Dighipara union under Kanaihat upazila of Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as Naieem Ahmmed, 8, and his sister Maisha Akhter,5, children of Mahtab Uddin, hailing from the area. The accident took place as the tractor overturned in the area at ...

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