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Nusrat murder:Letter to shift 16 convicts to condemn cell

WT24 Desk A letter has been sent to the Inspector General of Police (IG Prison) for shifting the condemned  convicts in the Nusrat murder case for not having separate condom cell at Feni District Jail, UNB reports.  The letter was sent by the Feni District Jail Authority, Rafiqul Quader, senior jail superintendent of the Feni District Jail, told Banglanews on ...

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Fahad murder: Setu on 4-day remand

WT24 Desk A Dhaka court placed SM Mahmud Setu on four-day remand for quizzing in the case filed over the gruesome killing of Abrar Fahad, a student of Bangladesh University Engineering and Technology (BUET), Agencies report. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim issued the order on Monday . Earlier, the investigating officer of the case, Wahiduzzaman, placed Setu before the court ...

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Accused BCL leader arrested

Monpura woman gang-rape case WT24 Desk Police arrested a union unit leader of Chhatra League over alleged gang rape of a housewife at Char Piyal in Monpura upazila of Bhola district, Agencies report. The arrestee was identified as Nazrul Islam, 30, son of Asgar Ali  and former president of Dakkhin Sakuchia union unit BCL. Sakhawat Hossain, officer-in-charge of Manpura Police Station, ...

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3 drug traders held in Ctg

Huge yaba pills seized WT24 Desk Detective Branch (DB) of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) arrested three drug traders with 3200 pieces of yaba tablets after searching their mini truck in city’s Fringibazar area last night, Agencies report. The arrested drug traders were identified as Mohammad Selim, 22, Abdul Aziz, 21 and Mohammad Abdullah, 23. Being informed, a team of the ...

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2 dead, 14 injured

Shooting at Texas homecoming party WT24 Desk A sheriff’s official says two people have been killed in a shooting at an off-campus Texas A&M University-Commerce party that also left at least 14 others injured, Agencies report. Hunt County Chief Deputy Buddy Oxford says the shooting took place just before midnight Saturday in Greenville, around 15 miles (24 kilometers) southwest of ...

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Ship owner fined but river ‘at stake’

Magistrate finds masters responsible for Karnaphuli Oil Spill WT24 Desk  An environmental court here on Sunday fined the owner of Desh-1 oil tanker Tk 3 crore for polluting the Karnaphuli River as oil from the tanker spilled into the river following its collision with another vessel on Thursday, Agencies report. Desh-1 was fined for harming aquatic animals, said Sanjukta Das ...

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JL leader Khaled formally charged in arms case

Salim Prodhan, Lokman sued WT24 Desk The Rapid Action Battalion has pressed formal charges against expelled Jubo League leader Khaled Mahmud Bhuiyan in a case involving illegal firearms, Agencies report. RAB-3’s Assistant Superintendent of Police Md Belayet Hossain submitted the chargesheet to the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Devdas Adhikary on Sunday, said Md Jafar, deputy commissioner of the DMP’s ...

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Raid on Aziz Mohammad Bhai’s houses

Foreign liquor, casino equipment seized WT24 Desk The Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) on Sunday raided two houses of film producer and businessman Aziz Mohammad Bhai in the city’s Gulshan area and found huge foreign liquor and casino equipment there, Agencies report. A DNC team started the drive at Aziz’s Gulshan-2 house around 4:30pm, Khurshid Alam, DNC Assistant Director (Dhaka-Metro ...

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Parents want to meet PM again

Seek quick execution of Nusrat murder verdict WT24 Desk Expressing their satisfaction over the verdict in Nusrat  murder case, her parents on Saturday expressed their desire to meet Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina again to express their gratitude to her, Agencies report. Nusrat’s mother Shirin Aktar also sought quick execution of the verdict and security of their lives while talking to ...

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3 of ‘Jiner Badsha’ outfit held in Ctg

The trio used to collect  phone numbers of targets and exploit them later WT24 Desk Police arrested three members of a fraud group ‘Jiner Badsha’ during a raid launched in various areas under Bakalia Thana of the city on Saturday, Agencies report. The three arrestees were – Md. Saiful Islam, 31, Md. Mukhtar Rahman, 27, Shipon Chandra Mohanta, 29. They ...

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