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2 Rohingya suspects, ‘robber’ killed

‘Gunfights’ in Cox’sBazar, Sylhet WT24 Desk Two Rohingya youths, suspects in the murder of Jubo League (JL) leader Omar Faruk, were killed in a reported gunfight with police in Teknaf upazila early Saturday, Agencies report. The deceased were identified as Md Shah and Abdur Shukkur of Jadimura Rohingya Camp in Teknaf. Tipped off that Rohingya criminals were gathering beside Jadimura ...

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Jubo League leader murdered

Locals storm Rohingya camp in Cox’sBazar WT24 Desk Hundreds of agitated locals stormed a Rohingya camp and vandalised makeshift houses and NGO offices following the murder of a local Jubo League leader in Teknaf, Agencies report. They burned tyres and plastic boxes to block a five-kilometre road from Teknaf municipality to Leda Point for three hours. The residence of Rohingya ...

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2 Rohingya men killed

Alleged gunfight with BGB WT24 Desk Two Rohingya men were killed in what the members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) called gunfight with them at Hoaikhyang Urubunia Katakhal in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar early Thursday, reports UNB. The deceased identified as Sarker, 22, from Kutupalong Rohingya camp and Nur Alam, 30, from Muchni Rohingya camp in Teknaf, were drug ...

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‘Over 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century’

With an average of more than 120 illegally trafficked tigers seized each year — which amounts to over two each week — since year 2000, conservation group Traffic warned there was little sign of respite for the species WT24 Desk More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a ...

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33 ‘militants’ to stand trial in Ctg

Charges framed against the accused, including Shaheed Hamza Brigade’s leader Moniruzzaman Don and ‘financer’ lawyer Shakila Farzana WT24 Desk A Chattogram court has framed charges against 33 people, including the leader of militant outfit Shaheed Hamza Brigade’s leader Moniruzzaman Don and ‘financer’ lawyer Shakila Farzana, in two cases under the Anti Terrorism Act. Anti Terrorism Tribunal Judge Abdul Halim passed ...

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Two girls ‘raped by boatmen’ while crossing Arial Khan

WT24 Desk Two madrasa girls were allegedly raped by two boatmen at Panchkhola in Sadar upazila of Madaripur on Monday night while crossing a river by a trawler, reports UNB. One of the victims is a Class-IX student while another reads in Class-VI at Zajira Dakhil Madrasa in the upazila. Shaugatul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar police station, said the two ...

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Army man shot dead

Patrolling beefed up in Rangamati WT24 Desk A member of Bangladesh Army was shot dead by unknown miscreants in Poyaitumukh area of Rangmati Sunday  morning, Agencies report. Inter Services Public Relations Directorate (ISPR) confirmed the matter in a press release. The 19-year-old Nasim sustained bullet injuries when the criminals opened fire at an army patrol team in Poyaitumukh area located ...

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Train kills 19 goats in Chuadanga

WT24 Desk Some 19 goats and a sheep were crushed under the wheels of a train near Darshana Railway Station in Damurhuda upazila on Saturday afternoon, UNB reports. Nur Islam, owner of seven of the goats, said the accident took place in Akandbaria area around 2pm on Saturday when around 80 goats of some locals were grazing in a field ...

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No letup in sexual assault

2 more girls raped ; Teacher among 2 held WT24 Desk Two schoolgirls have reportedly been raped in Satkhira and Shariatpur districts while two people, including a teacher, were arrested in Barguna and Sylhet for repeatedly violating two other girls, Agencies report. In Satkhira, a nine-year-old girl was raped by a neighbour at Gobindakati village in Sadar upazila on Saturday. ...

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Two ‘robbers’ lynched

Mob attack in Pabna WT24 Desk Two suspected robbers were killed in a lynch-mob attack at Sondaha Kanelpara village in  Santhia upazila here early Saturday, Agencies report. The deceased were identified as Shaheen alias Holka Shaheen, 45 of Jorgachha village and Machhir alias Kalu, 35 of Daramuda village in the upazila. Jahangir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Santhia Police Station, said when ...

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