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‘Yaba kingpin’ killed

‘Gunfight’ in Cox’s Bazar WT24 Desk A ‘Yaba kingpin’ was killed in a reported gunfight with police on the bank of Naf River in Teknaf upazila early Friday, Agencies report. The deceased was identified Hazi Saiful Karim, 46, listed as No 1 drug trader in the Home Ministry’s list. He was wanted in seven cases. Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of ...

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Top terror Amit Muhuri killed in prison

WT24 Desk Top terror Amit Muhuri was killed in an attack by his cellmate over a trifling matter at Chattogram Central Jail early Thursday, reports UNB. Amit Muhuri was wanted in 14 cases including murder. Mohmmad Mahsin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station, said Amit had been serving jail sentence in a murder case. Police said a scuffle took place between ...

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6 killed in Bagerhat, Cumilla ‘gunfights’

WT24 Desk Four suspected robbers and two alleged drug traders were killed in what the law enforcers called ‘gunfight’ in Bagerhat and Cumilla districts early Wednesday, reports UNB. In Bagerhat, four suspected robbers were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Jongrakhal in the Sundarbans in Monglaupazila early Wednesday. One of the deceased was identified ...

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BJP activist shot dead in India’s West Bengal

Security stepped up WT24 Desk New Delhi — An activist of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was shot dead by unknown gunmen in eastern Indian state of West Bengal, police said Monday, Xinhua reports. Security has been stepped up in the area. The 36-year-old Chandan Sau was attacked Sunday night in Bhatpara area of North 24 Parganas, about 33 km ...

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Evidence of every allegation against OC Moazzem found

Probe report in Nusrat Murder case submitted WT24 Desk Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has submitted the probe report in the case filed against former Sonagazi OC Mozzem Hossian over the leakage of recorded version deposition of slain madrasa girl Nusrat Jahan Rafi, Agencies report. Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) said they found evidence of spreading recorded version deposition of ...

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Sri Lanka freezes bank accounts of 41 terror suspects, extends emergency by till June 23

Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said that the suspects are under the custody of the Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) and the Criminal Investigations Department (CID). WT24 Desk Bank accounts of 41 terror suspects in Sri Lanka having links with the outlawed Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ) that was behind the Easter Sunday bombings in the country have been frozen, ...

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29 held over pry teacher recruitment test ‘question paper leak’

WT24 Desk Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested 29 members of a gang from Kalaroa upazila headquarters on Friday morning for their suspected involvement in leaking question paper of primary teacher recruitment test, UN\B reports. Tipped off, a team of Rab -6 raided the building of Sonali Super Market and arrested them in the morning, said Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad ...

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Boat capsizes on southwest China river, 10 dead, 8 missing

State broadcaster CCTV said Friday morning that eight still were missing.The captain was among 11 people rescued. WT24 Desk A boat carrying passengers across a river has capsized in southwestern China, killing at least 10 people, PTI reports. State broadcaster CCTV said Friday morning that eight still were missing.The captain was among 11 people rescued after the capsizing in remote ...

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Pakistan successfully test-fires ballistic missile Shaheen-II capable of hitting India

It said that the launch, having its impact point in the Arabian Sea, was witnessed by Director General Strategic Plans Division, Commander Army Strategic Forces Command, senior officers from the Army Strategic Forces Command, scientists and engineers of the strategic organisations. WT24 Desk Pakistan Thursday successfully test-fired surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II, capable of hitting targets as far as 1,500 kilometers ...

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