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B’deshi expat dies on way home

Iron of fate indeed! WT24 Desk A Bangladeshi man worker in Kuwait has died while returning home after 17 years, Agencies report. Mohammed Alam, 43, breathed his last while undergoing treatment for heart diseases at Kuwait Farwaniya Hospital on Sunday. He used to work at Kuwait Oil Company, or KOC. “Alam was scheduled to fly to Dhaka on a flight ...

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Seven to hang for rape and murder

Court passes sentence in Joypurhat WT24 Desk A Joypurhat court has sentenced seven people to death for raping and murdering a housewife in 2017, Agencies report. A judge of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal passed the verdict on Tuesday. The convicts sentenced to death are Sohel Talukder, Afzal Hossain, Mojibor Rahman, Rahin, Azizar Rahman, Ferdous Ali and Ruhul Amin. ...

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Death toll hits 7 in violent Chile protests

Looters set off deadly blaze at factory WT24 Desk Five people died after looters torched a garment factory near Chile’s capital Santiago, bringing the death toll in violent protests to at least seven, Agencies report. The military and police used tear gas and water cannon against protesters and a curfew was imposed in major cities. A state of emergency already ...

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12 to hang in Kishoreganj murder

WT24 Desk A tribunal here on Monday sentenced 12 people to death for killing a man in Kishoreganj in 2015, Agencies report. The condemned convicts are—Mahabubur Rahman Bhuiya, Mozamme lHaque Bhuiya, Afzal Bhuiya, Nayan Bhuiya, Bhulon Bhuiya, Ruhul Amin, Emdadul Haque, Shipon Mia, Sultana Akter, Delwar Hossain, Bidhan Sannashi and Nilufa Akter of Bajitpur upazila in Kishoreganj district. Of them, ...

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2 Indians held over yaba trade, illegal entry

One arrested in Tangail, the other in Chattogram WT24 Desk Police arrested two Indian citizens in Chattogram and Tangail districts on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, Agencies report. In Chattogram, police recovered 20,000 yaba pills from a microbus and arrested five people, including an Indian woman, at Nasirabad area of the city. ASP Tareq Aziz of Rab-7 said they stopped ...

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15 fishers land in jail for defying ban

The govt imposed a 22-day ban on catching, selling, storing and transporting Hilsa WT24 Desk A mobile court on Monday jailed 15 fishermen for catching Hilsa from the Padma and the Jamuna River defying a government ban in Shibaloy upazila of Manikganj, Agencies report. Shibaloy upazila assistant commissioner (Land) Md Jakir Hossain and executive magistrate Md Jakir Hossian sentenced the ...

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4 ‘Ansar-al-Islam members’ held

WT24 Desk Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained four suspected members of the banned militant outfit Ansar-al-Islam from Gabtoli of Dhaka and Amin Bazar area of Savar, Agencies report.  RAB arrested them conducting a drive on Sunday night. RAB legal and media wing Senior Assistant Director Mizanur Rahman confirmed the matter to Banglanews.  The press briefing in this regard will ...

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GK Shamim, Khalid Mahmud sued

ACC files cases against the duo for acquiring wealth illegally WT24 Desk Anti Corruption Commission filed cases against SM Golam Kibria Shamim alias GK Shamim and Jubo League leader Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan for acquiring wealthy illegally, Agencies report. ACC filled cases on Monday . It was known that GK Shamim acquired wealth worth Taka 297 while Khalid Mahmud Bhuiyan owns ...

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B’deshi killed in BSF firing

WT24 Desk A Bangladesh national was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Kandail border in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon early on Monday, Agencies report. The deceased was identified as Sreekanta Sing, 32, son of Kheloram Sing of Kalcha village in Haripur upazila. Kheloram Sing said Sreekanta left home for India around 10pm on Sunday (Oct 20) to ...

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5 pharmacies fined in Ctg

WT24 Desk A mobile court of the district administration here today conducted drives at different pharmacies in city’s Jamal Khan area when five of those (pharmacies) were fined TaKa 76 thousand for selling unauthorized, date expired medicines and running business without license. Executive magistrate Nurjahan Akter conducted the drives in cooperation with police this noon. During the drives the court ...

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