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6 to die for dowry murder

WT Desk A Dhaka tribunal has sentenced the husband and five others to death for pouring kerosene and burning a woman alive for dowry in Dhamrai in 2005, News agencies report. The husband, ‘Zafar’, was present when the Women and ...

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Youth shot dead in Cox’s Bazar

WT24 Desk A young man was shot to death allegedly by some miscreants at Pahartoli Islampur in the district town on Tuesday night, UNB reports. The deceased was identified as Ismail, 27, son of Lalu Mia of the area. Farid ...

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ILLEGAL ENTRY 3 B’deshi women jailed in India

WT24 Desk The police of India’s Bengal detained three Bangladeshi women on Monday for ‘entering Indian territory illegally’, Agencies report. The detainees are residents of Jashore. Quoting the detainees, the Indian police said brokers brought them to India promising to ...

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Female ‘drug trader’ held with Yaba

WT24 Desk Members of Narcotics Control Department arrested a suspected female drug trader along with 7,500 Yaba tablets from Raipura area under Labanchara thana of the city on Sunday night, Agencies report. The arrestee was identified as Surma Begum, 32, ...

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Holey Artisan attack: 21 people found involved

WT24 Desk Investigators have found the involvement of total 21 people, including the operatives of the neo-Jama’atul Mujahideen  Bangladesh (JMB), in the Gulshan cafe‚ attack that saw 22, mostly foreigners, killed two years ago here, Agencies report. “Investigation into the ...

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