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‘Banonpara Militant den’ cordoned off

WT24 Desk The police said they arrested three female militants from a suspected militant den in Banonpara area of Bheramara upazila early Saturday, Agencies report. The law enforcers cordoned off the house as they were reportedly conducting the operation at 12am. They ...

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7 ‘robbers’ arrested in Sylhet

WT24 Desk Police arrested seven alleged robbers from Uttarkul village of Jakiganj upazila of Sylhet, Agencies report. The arrestees are Hasan Ahmed, 26, his brother Afsar Ahmed, 20, Masum Ahmed, 26, Abdul Malik, 18, Maruf Ahmed, 25, Sabbir Ahmed, 23, ...

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Australian cardinal charged with sex offences

WT24 Desk The Vatican treasurer and Australia’s most senior Catholic figure Cardinal George Pell has been charged with sex offences in Australia, BBC reports. The charges relate to alleged “historical” incidents, police in the state of Victoria said. The allegations ...

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21 held on various charges in Satkhira

WT24 Desk -Police, in special drives from Tuesday night to this morning, arrested 21 persons on various charges from eight upazilas of the district, Agencies report.  Sources with the district police said they were picked up from different areas of ...

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12 held with 1.5m yaba tablets in Ctg

WT24 Desk Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members arrested 12 people, including five Myanmar nationals, along with 1.5 million pieces of contraband yaba tablets from the outer anchorage of Chittagong port, reports news agency UNB. Tipped off, a team of RAB-7 ...

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9 Bangladeshis released from Indian jail

WT24 Desk Nine Bangladeshi women and children returned home after languishing in an Indian jail for nearly four years, reports UNB. Indian immigration police handed them over to Bangladesh authorities through Benapole check-post on Thursday. The returnees are Zohura Khatun, ...

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