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9 to walk gallows

A tribunal here on Monday sentenced nine people to death and four others to life term imprisonment for killing a businessman in 2013, Agencies report. Chattogram Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Mohammad Abdul Halim handed down the verdict. Ayub Khan, public prosecutor, said Jahangir Alam, son of Fzar Ali of Gouripur village in Daudkandi upazila in Cumilla, was hacked to ...

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Child brutally killed in Sunamganj

Miscreants brutally killed a five-year-old boy, dismembering his ear, genital and the throat in Derai upazila of Sunamganj, Agencies report. His body was found dangling from a tree of his house at Kejaura village under Rajanagar union of the upazila on Monday morning. According to family sources, 5-year-old Tuhin was seen missing in his bed deep at night, but the ...

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Pregnant mother, daughter slain in Tangail

Unidentified miscreants killed a pregnant woman and her minor daughter in Tangail municipality area, UNB reports. The deceased are Lucky Begum, 22, seven-month pregnant wife of Al Amin, and their four-year old daughter Alifa of Bhalukkandi in the municipality. Officer-in-charge (OC) Mir Mosharraf Hossain of Sadar Model Police Station told Banglanews that Al Amin, who runs a Phone-Fax shop in ...

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Six Shibir men held

Police here on Sunday arrested six suspected members of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami along with molotov cocktail and jihadi books from Madrasapara area in the district town, Agencies report. The six were identified as Abdul Mannan, 20, son of Shamsul Alam, Rabiul Islam Mahbub, 19, son of Bazlur Rashid, Abdus Sabur, 19, son of Ashraful Islam, Mohi ...

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Snatching bid foiled

Two people were injured by bullet as some snatchers opened fire on them in a bid to snatch their money at Shukdara in Fakirhat upazila on Sunday morning, Agencies report. The victims are Bidyut Kumar Das, 45, son of Ranjitpur village in Sadar upazila and Niamul Islam Niamer, 44, of Piljong village in Fakirhat upazila. They are employees of businessman ...

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Harsh sanctions for offensive in Syria

The Trump administration on Friday issued harsh sanction warnings to Turkey, seeking to halt the latter’s further military operations in northern Syria, Agencies report. President Donald Trump would sign an executive order to dissuade Turkey from any further military offensive in northeast Syria, the Department of the Treasury said in a statement. The order would give the Treasury authority to ...

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Multiple people stabbed in manchester

A man detained after a multiple stabbing at the Manchester Arndale centre has been formally arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of an act of terrorism, Greater Manchester police’s assistant chief constable, Russ Jackson, has said, Agencies report. Police said earlier that three people were stabbed and taken to hospital after the attack on Friday morning, and ...

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295 cartons of cigarette seized at Ctg airport

 Customs intelligence and investigation officials today seized 295 cartons of foreign-made cigarettes and a gold bar from two passengers of Air Arabia at Shah Amanat International Airport, Agencies report. On a tip-off, the officials recovered the 295 cartons foreign brand cigarette and a gold bar worth about Taka 14 lakh from seven separate shopping bags in the flight which came ...

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4 to die for killing 6th grader

A court here on Wednesday sentenced four people to death for killing a boy in 2011, Agencies report. The condemned convicts are Md Ismail Haque, 22, son of late Md Aftab Ali of Puran Tetli village in Dakkhin Surma upazila, Md Mithun Mia, 20, son of Md Ishaque Mia of the same area, his brother Rubel, 18, and Biplab, 18, ...

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Alcohol consumption claims 5

Five people, including two siblings, died after drinking ‘excessive alcohol’ during Durga Puja in the metropolitan city and Rupsa upazila since early Wednesday, Agencies report . The deceased were identified as Sujan Shil, 26, of Galaxy intersection of city, Prasenjit Das, 29, of Gallamari, his brother Tapas (35), Raju Biswas (25) of Bhairab Tower and Parimal of Rajapur area in ...

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