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Someone gave me IS cap in crowd

Regan tells before Judge WT24 Desk Someone gave Rakibul Hasan Regan the IS cap on the day of the Holey Artisan Bakery attack case verdict was announced on November 27, Agencies report. Rakibul Hasan Regan said this before the court of Judge Mojibur Rahman of Anti-terrorism Special Tribunal in Dhaka on Tuesday .   Golam Sarowar Khan, a lawyer on behalf ...

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Listed criminal held in Ctg

Firearms seized WT24 Desk Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) arrested a listed criminal with a country-made LG gun and two cartridges from city’s Pahartali College area today, Agency reports. The arrested identified as Wakil Hossain Boga, 28, is a resident of Wireless colony area in the city. Pronob Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Khulshi police station, said police on secret information arrested Wakil ...

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Woman, housemaid found dead in Dhaka

The woman was in her 60s ; housemaid believed to be 15 WT24 Desk They went to the House No. 9 on Road No. 2 of Block A in Mirpur-2 on Tuesday evening on being called by locals, Mirpur Police Station Inspector Syed Aktar Hossain told this correspondent. The woman was around 60-year old while the housemaid was believed to be ...

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15 dead in Siberian bus plunge

WT24 Desk Russian emergency officials say 15 people were killed when their bus plunged off a bridge onto a frozen river in eastern Siberia, Agencies report. Another 18 people were injured in the Sunday accident, Russian news agencies cited the Emergencies Ministry as saying. Initial investigation indicates that a front wheel on the bus failed as it was crossing a ...

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Second victim was a former Cambridge student

Vice-chancellor Stephen J Toope says he was devastated to learn ex-student died in London Bridge attack WT24 Desk A woman killed in the London Bridge attack was a former Cambridge student, the university has said. In a statement, Prof Stephen J Toope, the vice-chancellor of the university, said: “I am devastated to learn that among the victims of the London Bridge attack ...

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Sherpur child rape suspect arrested

WT24 Desk A man, accused of raping a PEC examinee, was arrested from Mymensingh city on Saturday afternoon, the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) said at night, Agencies report. The arrestee was identified as Habibullah, 35, son of Lal Mia of Shimultola village in Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur. Rab-14 Company Commander Tofayel Ahmed said Habibullah, the victim’s neighbour, used to escort ...

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4 to die, 7 get life in Kushtia

Verdict in siblings killing case WT24 Desk A district court has sentenced four people to death and seven others life term imprisonment for two siblings in 2016, Agencies report. The district’s Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Munshi Md Moshiar Rahman delivered the verdict on Sunday. The brothers were killed in Bheramara after they had protested the convicts for ...

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Grisly indeed! DMCH employee beaten dead with bat

WT24 Desk An employee of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) was beaten to death in front of Dhaka’s Central Shaheed Minar, Agencies report. The deceased is Md Amir Hossain, 50, son of late Korban Ali from Zajira upazila of Shariatpur district. Md Ibrahim, son of former DMCH pump operator Late Anwar Hossain, hit Amir with a cricket bat. Amir was ...

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3 Shohagh Paribahan staff held

Rape attempt on CU student WT24 Desk Police arrested three staff of Shohagh Paribahan on Saturday night for attempting to rape a female student of Chittagong University (CU) on a moving bus, Agencies report.  The arrestees were identified as supervisor Abbas Ali, driver Ahasan and his assistant Bhutto.  Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of Chandgaon Police Station, said a detective branch ...

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