Rajshahi, Oct 13 (UNB) – Police recovered the body of a college student from a pond at Sarangpur in Godagari municipal area on Saturday morning two days after he had gone missing.
The deceased was identified as Joynal, 18, son of Khorshed of Char Harishpur village in Chapainawabganj district and an HSC 2nd year student of Godagari Government College.
Jahangir Alam, officer-in-charge of Godagari Police Station, said locals spotted the floating body in the morning and informed police.
Later, police recovered the body and sent to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
Joynal used to study staying at his sister’s house at Sarangpur village and he went missing on Thursday noon.
Victim’s father and brother-in-law filed a general diary with Godagari Model Police Station on Friday.
Naogaon, Oct 13 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two suspected arms traders ‘along with arms’ at Noidigi village in Atrai upazila early Saturday.
The arrestees are Alamgir Hossain, 46, and Abdul Jalil, 50.
Assistant Superintendent of police Swajal Kumar Sarker, now the company commander of Natore Rab-5 camp, said a team of Rab raided the house of Alamgir following a tip-off and arrested the duo ‘along with a shooter gun and three bullets’.
“Jalil was a top leader of an outlawed party,” said the Rab official without naming the outlawed party.
A case was filed.
Benapole, Oct 13 (UNB) – Customs officials arrested a man ‘along with 1.7kg gold powder’ at Benapole port here on Friday night.
The arrestee was identified as Alamgir, 42, son of Md Ibrahim Khalil, hailing from Chatkhil in Noakhali.
Belal Hossain Chowdhury, commissioner of the Benapole Port Customs, said port officials reportedly scanned Alamgir’s bag and spotted a packet of gold powder, worth about Tk 70 lakh,
while he was going to India.
Alamgir was allegedly carrying the gold powder mixing it with soil in the packet, which was proved through laboratory tests.
A case was filed.
Dhaka, Oct 13 (UNB) – A man and his were burned to death and four others, including three women and a minor boy, sustained burn injuries as a fire broke out in a flat at Beparipara in Uttarkhan area early Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Azizul, 30, and his wife Muslema alias Urmi 20, while the injured were Dablur, 33, Anjum, 33, Abdullah, 5, Purnima, 30, Sufia, 60, Sagor, 12, hailing from Bhangura in Pabna district.
They were the inmates of a ground-floor flat of a two-storey building, said sub-inspector Bachchu Miah of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police outpost adding that most of the victims are garment workers and one of them was rickshaw puller.
Shafiqul Islam, a senior station officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence in Uttara, said the fire broke out at their flat on the ground floor around 4 am following a leakage in the supply gas pipeline.
On information, three units from nearest Fire Service and Civil defence Station rushed in and doused the fire.
Later, the firefighting team rescued the injured, including the four women and the minor boy, from the flat and took them to the DMCH, said the official adding that the conditions of six were critical, the Fire Service officer said.
Among the injured, Azizul died around 10:30 am and his wife Muslima alias Urmi scumbled to her injuries around 5:05 pm.
SUST, Oct 12 (UNB) – Police on Friday detained two students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) for carrying out unlawful activities on the campus ahead of the first year admission tests to be held on Saturday.
The detainees are Tanjil Ahmed, final year student of Food Engineering department and Ilias Hossain, a third-year student of Anthropology department of the university.
Members of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) SUST unit claimed they found concrete proof that the duo were involved in spreading rumours about the university’s Shah Poran Hall on their respective Facebook accounts.
Later, they handed those to Jalalabad Police Station in presence of admission test disciplinary committee chief Prof Rashed Talukdar around 10:30 pm, said Shafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of the police station.