Rajshahi University, Oct 05 (UNB) – Three students of Rajshahi University were sent to jail for their alleged involvement with Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, on Friday.
They are Ahsan Habib, Jonan Hossain and Towhidur Rahman, all final year students of Islamic Studies department, said Md Shahadat Hossain Khan, officer-in-charge of Motihar Police Station.
Rajshahi Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Nurul Alam Muhammad Nipu passed the order after the trio was produced before it in a case on charges of planning to carry out subversive activities, said the OC.
Earlier on Thursday night, Motihar police detained the trio from Binodpura area of the city, adjacent to the university campus, while they were holding a secret meeting in order to carry out subversive activities ahead of the national election, the OC claimed.
Dhaka, Oct 5 (UNB) - Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammad Javerd Patwary left here for USA on Thursday night to attend the biennial conference of International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
The 4-day long conference will begin on Saturday in Florida and will be ended on Thursday.
Chiefs of police force and senior officials of the law enforcement agencies of various countries as well as representatives of other international organizations will attend the conference, said Md Sohel Rana, AIG (Media) of Police headquarters.
The IGP has been leading a 3-member Bangladesh delegation in the conference.
Other members of the delegation are Shamsunnahar, SP, of Gazipur District, and Md Masud Alam, additional SP of Police headquarters.
Various issues, especially increasing mutual cooperation for preventing crimes among police and law enforcement agencies of various countries, will be discussed in the conference, the AIG (Media) said.
The IGP is scheduled to exchange views with police chiefs of different countries in the sideline of the conference, he added.
Jashore, Oct 5 (UNB) – Police in a drive arrested a female drug peddler along with 6,000 pieces of contraband Yaba pills from her house in Uposhahar in the district town early Friday.
The arrestee was identified as Sumi Begum, 30, wife of Ujjal Sheikh of the area.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested Sumi from her residence in the morning, said Apurbo Hasan, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Model Police Station.
Sumi is a listed drug peddler and wanted in a dozen cases, the OC added.
Gopalganj, Oct 05 (UNB) - Police in a drive arrested six members of a fraud gang who deceive people in the name of arranging brides or grooms for them from Kashiani upazila sadar on Friday.
The arrestees are were Rubel Mehedi, 32, son of Anwar Hossain, his wife Afroza Begum, 28, his younger brother Md Tanu Anik, 30, of Ulpur village of Sadar upazila, Moshiur Mollah, 20, son of Lutfar Mollah, Md Earshad Mollah, 34, son of Shaid Mollah of Targram village and Abdul Aziz Mollah, 30, son of Babu Mollah of Sitarampur village in the upazila.
Md Sanwar Hossain, additional superintendent of Gopalganj Police, said the fraudsters trapped people by giving advertisement for arranging brides and grooms.
Later, if people reply to them, they used to charge huge amount of money saying that they will arrange their marriage and cheat them.
The arrestees confessed that they have been involved in the cheating business for last seven to eight years.
Dhaka, Oct 5 (UNB) – The Traffic Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) filed some 172,600 cases and realised around Tk 14.19 crore in fine for traffic rules violation in the capital during the month-long traffic safety awareness campaign in September.
The special awareness campaign was conducted as part of DMP’s initiatives to bring discipline on the city streets. DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia formally inaugurated the campaign on September 4.
Sources at the Traffic Division said its members filed cases against vehicles on various charges, including violation of traffic rules, using hydraulic horns, beacon light and tinted glass and plying the vehicles on the wrong side of road.
Of the cases, 13,088 were filed for plying the vehicles on the wrong side while 7,628 for fitness-related problems, 6,495 over route permit, 30,5,64 over driving licences, 65,803 against motorcycles and others for using hydraulic horns, beacon light and other reasons.