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2 die in Dhaka

‘Gunfight’ with RAB WT24 Desk Two people were killed in what Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) called gunfights with them in Badda and Mirpur of Dhaka early Thursday, reports news agency UNB. Senior ASP Kamruzzaman of RAB-1 said Maharaz Khalifa, 40, a drug trader from Banani area, was killed in a gunfight with the force in Satarkul area of Badda around ...

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AL leader murdered in Bandarban

WT24 Desk A local leader of the ruling Awami League was hacked to death by miscreants at Hasnapara in Lama upazila of Bandarban on Tuesday night, reports UNB. The deceased is Alamgir Shikdar, former joint general secretary of Sarai union unit of Awami League. He was the son of Mohammad Ali of the area. Quoting locals, Oppela Raju Naha, officer-in-charge ...

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2 ‘Drug Traders’ killed

‘Gunfight’ in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya man among victims WT24 Desk Two suspected drug peddlers, including a Rohingya man, were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar on early Wednesday, report agencies. The deceased were identified as Mohammad Kamal, 22, son of Islam of Balukhali camp, and Habibur Rahman, 23, son ...

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N’ganj house help raped, accused held

Minor girl ‘raped’ in Noakhali WT24 Desk Police have arrested a man in the city for repeatedly ‘raping’ his teenage domestic help whereby she has become five months pregnant, Agencies report. The arrestee is SM Salauddin, 68, son of late Sheikh Fazar Ali of Allama Iqbal Road under Fatulla Model Police Station. Sub-inspector Fazlul Haque of the police station said ...

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‘Drug trader’ , 2’ robbers’ killed

‘Gunfights’in Meherpur, Sundarbans WT24 Desk A suspected drug dealer was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of drug pushers in Sadar upazila early Tuesday, Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Hamidul Islam, 30, son of Aroj Ali of Govipur village in the upazila. Officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Shah Dara Khan said on information that two groups ...

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Murder accused killed

‘Gunfight’ in Jamalpur WT24 Desk An accused in 18 cases was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Bakshiganj upazila here early Monday, Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Shipon, 32, son of Jalal uddin of Sadar upazila in Sherpur. AKM Mahbubul Alam, officer-in-charge of Bakshiganj Police Station, said people caught Shipon while conducting roobery in boats at ...

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3 held over lynching woman

Govt to prevent mob lynching: Qader WT24 Desk Police detained three young men over lynching a woman in Badda of the capital city suspecting her a ‘children grabber’, Agencies report. Jafor, Shahin and Bappy were nabbed from Badda Sunday  night. “They were identified in a video footage filmed with mobile phone,” Badda Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Rafiqul Islam told Banglanews. ...

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28 militants killed

Airstrike in N. Afghanistan WT24 Desk At least 28 Taliban militants have been killed following an airstrike in Afghanistan’s northern Faryab province, a military source said on Sunday, Agencies report. “Based on a confirmed tip-off, an Afghan Air Force A-29 aircraft targeted a Taliban hideout in Bilchiragh district, Faryab province on Saturday evening, leaving 28 armed Taliban killed,” Hanif Rezai, ...

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ACC to charge 23 over coal scam

They allegedly embezzled 144,000 tonnes coal worth over Tk 2.43 billion WT24 Desk The Anti-Corruption Commission is charging 23 people, including seven former managing directors of Barapukuria mining company, over alleged embezzlement of about 144,000 tonnes coal, Agencies report. The investigation officer, ACC Deputy Director Shamsul Alam, submitted the charge-sheet at their Dinajpur office on Sunday, the commission’s spokesman Pranab ...

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‘Yaba trader’ killed

‘Gunfight’ in Cox’s Bazar WT24 Desk A suspected yaba trader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar early Sunday, Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Hosson, 39, son of Anu Miah of Hoaykong West Satghoria area. Three police personnel – Assistant Sub Inspector of Teknaf Police Station Ohid Ullah, constables Sajib Sarker ...

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