Benapole, Jan 24 (UNB) – A one-day-old infant, stolen from her mother’s lap from a private clinic in Sharsha upazila on Wednesday noon, was rescued by police from Doshtina village in Jhikorgaccha upazila later in the night.
Shariful Islam of Mankia village in the upazila, the father of the infant, said his wife Nasrin Begum was admitted to ‘Polli Clinic and Diagnostic Centre’ in Navaron with labour pain on Wednesday where she gave birth to a baby girl around 9 am.
Later, the infant was stolen from the clinic in absence of the attendant in the noon, said Sub-inspector Abul Hossain of Sharsha Police Station.
Being informed, police conducted a drive at Doshtina village in Jhikorgaccha upazila and arrested a woman in this connection.
Following interrogation, police also rescued the infant, he added.
Noakhali, Jan 24 (UNB) – A man was killed and six others injured when a truck ploughed through a shop on Sonapara-Kabirhat road at Junaidpur in Kabirhat upazila on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Golam Mawla, 45, a mason by profession.
The accident took place around 8:30 am when a Sonapur-bound truck ploughed through a shop after its driver lost his control over the steering, leaving Golam Mawla killed on the spot and six others injured, said Mirza Mohammad Hasan, officer-in-charge of Kabirhat Police Station.
The injured were taken to upazila health complex, he added.
Satkhira, Jan 24 (UNB) – Police arrested two people including a woman in connection with the recovery of a body at Keuratala in Debhata upazila on Wednesday.
The arrestees were identified as Asma Khatun, 22, wife of the deceased Ali Hossain and her lover Jakir Hossain of the village.
Akbar Ali, a member of Sakhirpur Union Parishad, said Ali had married Asma seven years back and the couple had been blessed with a four-year-old boy.
Asma had developed an extramarital relationship with Jakir, he said.
Biplab Kumar Saha, officer-in-charge of Debhata Police Station, said Ali Hossain might have been killed over his wife’s extra marital relationship.
Earlier on Wednesday, police recovered the throat-slit body of Ali Hossain from a fish enclosure in the upazila.
Cox’s Bazar, Jan 24 (UNB) – Two suspected drug traders and an alleged robber were killed in separate incidents of reported gunfight with law enforcers in Teknaf and Maheshkhali upazila early Thursday.
In Teknaf, two suspected drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Baharchhari beside the Marine Drive Road early Thursday.
The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
Tipped off, a team of Rab-7 conducted a drive in the area around 4 am, said Mirza Mahtab Uddin, in-charge of Rab-7 camp in Teknaf.
Sensing presence of the elite force, the criminals opened fire to them, forcing the Rab members to fire back in self-defense.
Later, Rab recovered the bullet-hit bodies, said the Rab-7 in-charge.
The team also recovered 50,000 pieces of Yaba tables, two pistols, two magazines, four-round bullets and a LG gun from the spot.
In Maheshkhali, a suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Matarbari Bridge around 3 am.
The deceased was identified as Helal Uddin, 35, son of Jakir Hossain of Khansamiaji Para in the upazila.
Prabash Chandra Dhar, officer-in-charge of Maheshkhali Police Station, said Helal was wanted in 12 cases filed with different police stations in the upazila.
Dhaka, Jan 24 (UNB) - The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee will visit Bhashan Char, an island in Noakhali, today (Thursday).
The Bangladesh government has been developing the island to relocate Rohingyas there.
Lee, who is currently conducting an official visit to Bangladesh, incorporated the visit to the island with the approval of the government, according to a message UNB received from Geneva.