Sylhet, Jan 28 (UNB) – A man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his house at Alapur village in Balaganj upazila on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Chad Mia Ranu, 45, son of late Sekandar Ali.
Quoting family members, Sadikur Rahman, sub-inspector of Balaganj Police Station, said that Chad Mia hanged himself from the beam of his room around 2:30 pm with a scarf. He had been suffering from mental illness, he said.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital for an autopsy.
Keraniganj, Jan 28 (UNB) – A young man, who was kidnapped from Shakta area under Keraniganj Model thana on Saturday, was rescued from Pallabi early Monday.
The rescued was Md Shahed, 32.
Md Shahed said that he used to work in a gents parlor in Shanir Akhra area where he got acquainted with the kidnappers.
They picked him up in a CNG-run auto rickshaw in the evening and demanded Tk 1.20 lakh ransom money from his wife over phone addressing themselves as police of Detective branch.
Later, his wife filed a case.
Tracking mobile phone of the kidnappers, police rescued Shahed from Begunbari slum early in the morning and arrested three kidnappers-Shyamal, 47, Jabed, 27 and Shamsu, 42, said Md Rafiq, sub-inspector of Keraniganj Model Police Station.
Dhaka, Jan 28 (UNB) –Two pedestrians were killed as a goods-laden truck ploughed into a footpath on airport road in front of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport early Monday.
The deceased are Dalim, 20 and Mobarak, 30.
Sridam Chandra Roy, sub-inspector of Airport Police Station, said the truck ploughed into a footpath after its driver lost control over the steering and hit the two pedestrians, leaving them dead on the spot.
Police seized the vehicle and arrested the driver and the helper.
Meanwhile, Bulbul Hossain, 22, son of Rajab Ali, hailing from Mowgapara village in Ishwarganj upazila in Mymensingh district, was killed and two others-- Sagor, 22 and Kamrul, 22,- were injured in a road crash on 300-feet road in Khilket area.
Md Shahjahan Kabir, assistant sub-inspector of Khilkhet Police Station, said that on information about an accident, a team of police rushed to the spot and found the three young men critically injured inside a damaged CNG-run auto-rickshaw.
Later, they were rushed to a hospital where doctors declared Bulbul dead, said the ASI adding that it could not be known yet how the accident occurred.