Bagerht, Nov 23 (UNB) – The body of a forest guard, who went missing after he fell into the Baleshwar River at Shapzela in Sharankhola upazila on Tuesday, was recovered from Jalaghat area in the river on Friday.
Minur Rahman, station officer of Sharnkhola range, said the body of Sohel RanaTalukdar, 37, son of MA Hamid of Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar district, was recovered from the river at noon.
The body was handed over to police.
Sohel RanaTalukdar slipped into the river from a trawler on Tuesday while performing duty.
Barishal, Nov 23 (UNB) – Election Commissioner Brigadier General (retd) ShahadatHossain on Friday said they will ensure proper enforcement of electoral laws for holding a free, fair and credible election.
“All kinds of electoral laws will be enforced properly for holding a free, fair and credible election. We are trying to create a level-playing field for all parties,” he said.
He was addressing a workshop on ‘Bridge Gender and Election’ held at BDS auditorium in the city as the chief guest.
He also said there are 10.42 crore voters in the country and half of them are women.
He also urged the womenfolk to exercise their voting right in the upcoming election and play a role in forming a government .
Dhaka, Nov 23 (UNB) – Six people were killed and three others injured in separate road accidents in Feni, Khulna and Lalmonirhat districts on Friday.
In Feni, two people were killed and three others injured when a truck rammed a covered van on Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Lemuabridge in Sadarupazila on Friday.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Akbar Hossain, sub-inspector of Highway police camp, said the Chattogram-bound truck from Dhaka hit the covered van from behind around 6am, leaving the truck driver and his helper dead on the spot and three others injured.
The injured were taken to a local hospital.
In Lalmonirhat, two people, including a minor boy, were killed as a bus hit them in Sadar upazila.
The deceased were identified as Abul Kashem, 42, helper of a truck driver and son of Saidur Islam of Rangpur district and Samiul, 10, son of Samsul of Sadar upazila.
Mahfuzur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar police station, said the bus of ‘Haq Enterprise’ ran over them while they were standing beside a stationary truck which went out of order, leaving them dead on the spot around 8 am.
The bodies were taken to Sadar Hospital morgue.
In Khulna, Nazrul Mollah, 42 and his wife Ayesha Khatun, 38 of Jaigirmahal in Koyra upazil were killed when a truck hit their motorbike on Khuln-Satkhira highway at Jhilerdanga in Dumuria upazila.
HabibHasan, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station, said the accident took place around 9:15 am when the Satkhira-bound truck from Khulna hit the motorbike carrying the couple, leaving them dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Khulna Medical College Hospital morgue.
Chuadanga, Nov 23 (UNB) –A tribunal here has sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for killing his sister-in-law after rape in 2014.
The convict was identified as Imon Ali, a resident of Darshana area in Damurhuda upazila.
According to the prosecution, Farzana Akhter, a schoolgirl and daughter of Liakat Ali of Damurhuda upazila, went missing on September 9, 2014.
Liakat filed a case in this connection with Damurhuda Police Station. After investigation, police arrested Imon Ali, brother-in-law of the victim and Abdul Majid, a mentally disabled man following the incident.
After interrogation, police recovered the body of Farzana from an abandoned house in the upazila, two days after she had gone missing.
Later, Imon Ali confessed to killing the girl after rape following her abduction.
After examining records and witnesses, Chuadanga Women and Children Repression Tribunal Judge Zia Haider on Thursday handed down the verdict and acquitted Abdul Majid for his mental condition.
Chandpur, Nov 23 (UNB) – A court here on Friday sent BNP leader and former state minister for education ANM Ehsanul Haque Milon to jail in three separate cases.
Chandpur Judicial Magistrate Judge Mohammad Shafiul Azam sent him to jail when police produced him before the court in three cases filed with Kachua police station on charge of extortion and theft.
Earlier, detectives in a drive arrested Milon from a house at Chwakbazar area in Chttogram city early Friday.
Mizanur Rahman, additional superintendent of Chandpur police, said a team of DB and Chandpur thana police conducted a joint drive at the residence of Shah Alam ‘Mamtaz Chayanir’ at Chatteshwari Road around 4:30 am and arrested Milon, international affairs secretary of BNP.
Milon had been staying at his friend Shah Alam’s house for the last few days, said Mohammad Mamun, officer-in-charge of Chandpur DB police.
Police also arrested the house owner. Milon was wanted in 26 cases, he said.
Later, Chandpur police took him to Chandpur and produced him before the court in the afternoon.