Cox’s Bazar, Nov 7 (UNB) – Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a suspected drug trader from Kwaikhong in Teknaf upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Ali Hossian alias Shonamia, 38, son of Mobarak Ali of Nayabazar area in the upazila.
Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station, said being tipped off that two groups of ‘drug traders’ were exchanging bullets in the area over internal feud, a team of police went to the spot around 7 am and recovered the bullet-hit body of Ali.
Later, the body was sent to the Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Benapole, Nov 7 (UNB) - Export and import between Bangladesh and India through Benapole land port remained suspended due to Kali Puja, a religious festival of the Hindu community, on Wednesday.
Kartik Chakrawarty, general secretary of Benapole C&F Staff Welfare Association, said the trade activities between the two countries remained suspended since Wednesday morning as there is a holiday on Indian side due to Kali puja.
However, the internal activities at Benapole port here are normal.
Uttam Chakma, assistant commissioner of Benapole Customs House, said hundreds of goods-laden trucks remained stranded at Petrapole port due to the holiday.
Pabna, Nov 7 (UNB) – A student of Government Edward College was stabbed to death by unknown miscreants near the college here on Tuesday night.
The victim was identified as Mishkat Mishu, 24, son of Golam Mostafa of Radhanagar area in the town.
Goutam Kumar Biswas, additional superintendent of Pabna police, said a group of miscreants swooped on Mishu and stabbed him indiscriminately while he was returning home around 9 pm, leaving him critically injured.
He was taken to Pabna General Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Police suspected that Mishkat was killed over previous enmity.
Meanwhile, police arrested a man in this connection.
Manikganj, Nov 7 (UNB) - Ferry services on Daulatdia-Paturia route resumed after three hours of disruption caused by dense fog on Wednesday morning.
Mohiuddin Russel, Manager of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) at Aricha station, said the ferry services had been kept suspended on the route from 6 am to 9 am due to the dense fog.
Five ferries remained got stranded in the mid-river while hundreds of vehicles remained stuck in a long queue at Doulatdia ghat during the period, Russel said.
Later, the ferry services resumed around 9 am as the fog disappeared, he said.