A man got electrocuted while fixing electricity connection of his house in Keranipara of Kaliganj upazila on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Badsha Ali Bhutto, 35, son of Samsul Islam of Keranipara village.
Officer-in-Charge of Kaliganj Police Station Arju Md Sazzad Hossain said Bhutto electrocuted himself when he tried to fix the wire of an electric pillar in the afternoon.
The authorities on Sunday suspended 21 police officers, including the in-charge, of Baharchhara police outpost in connection with the killing of a retired army major Major of Bangladesh Army on Marine Drive road in Teknaf.
Khandaker Golam Faruq, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Chattogram Range confirmed the matter and said a probe body formed by the Home Ministry has been investigating the matter.
Retired Major Sinha Md Rashed was killed in police firing at Baharchhara police check-post on Friday night.
Two people were arrested and two separate cases were filed in this regard, Superintendent of Police ABM Masud Hossain said on Saturday.
A college teacher suffering from fever and respiratory complications died while undergoing treatment at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital early Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Kabir Ahmed, 50, associate professor of Rajshahi Government Mahila College, who was admitted to RMCH on July 28.
RMCH Deputy Director Dr Saiful Ferdous said his samples were collected for a coronavirus test, but he died before his results came back.
Police arrested a local Jubo League leader and two others early Sunday from the district town in Sadar upazila in connection with a money laundering case.
The arrestees were identified as Asibur Rahman Farhan, 40, general secretary of Jubo League Faridpur town unit, Nazmul Islam Khandakar Levi, 61, Awami League president of district town and Billal Hossain, leader of Sramik League.
Officer-in-Charge of Kotwali Police Station Morshed Alam said the trio was arrested following the direction of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in a case filed over amassing wealth of Tk 2000 cr.
CID filed the case against two former Awami League leaders of Faridpur city unit- Sajjad Hossain Barkat and his brother Imtiaz Hasan Rubel on June 26.
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Two people including an official of ATN News were killed as a truck hit them at Bamundi Nishipur in Gangni upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Mokbul Hossain , assistant manager of marketing department of ATN News channel and his friend Aktheruzzaman, 28, of the upazila.
Witnesses said a speedy truck hit Mokbul’s motorbike when it got overturned on road after he lost control over it around 11 am while going to Bamundi along with two others.
Mokbul and Aktheruzzamn were declared dead at a local hospital while another sustained injuries .
Gangni thana officer-in-charge Obaider Rahman said the truck driver managed to flee but the vehicle was seized.