A young girl has reportedly been gang-raped by three people in Abhaynagar upazila of Jashore on Saturday.
Police have taken three suspects into custody after the incident.
The detainees were identified as Hasan Ali, 26, son of Liakat Ali Biswas of Manirampur upazila, Habib, 28, son of Chan Mia and Farid, 22, son of Afil uddin Sheikh of Khulna’s Koyra upazila.
Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge of Abhaynagar Police Station, said the suspects waylaid the victim when she was going to her sister’s house at Guakhola in Noapara municipality in the morning with her two-year-old nephew.
Later, they took the girl to an abandoned place and raped her.
Locals rushed in and rescued the victim hearing her screams.
The victim then filed a case at Abhaynagar Police Station in the afternoon.
Police later conducted a drive in the area and detained three people in the afternoon.
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Two minor girls drowned in a pond in Durgapur Municipality area of Netrokona on Saturday noon.
The deceased were identified as Nayeema Khatun, 5, daughter of Abdul Majid and Sanzida Akter, 4, his granddaughter.
Family members said the two girls were spotted floating in a pond near their home around 1pm. Later, they with help of locals rescued the girls and took them to Durgapur Upazila Health Complex where doctors pronounced them dead.
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The girls might have slipped into the pond while playing on its bank.
Mujibur Rahman, a sub-inspector of Durgapur Police Station, confirmed the information.
Police recovered the hanging body of a young man from Konabari area of the city on Saturday morning.
The deceased was identified as Raju Ahmmed, 22, son of Kanchan Khan, hailing from Banaripara of Barishal.
Azibor Rahman, sub-inspector of Konabari Police Station, said that locals spotted Raju’s body hanging from the beam of the balcony of Raju's house and informed police.
Later, police recovered the body and sent it to Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmmed Medical College Hospital morgue.
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Coronavirus caseload has reached 11,853 in Sylhet division with detection of 106 new cases on Friday.
Among the new cases, 26 people were detected with coronavirus at the PCR-lab of Osmani Medical College and 80 others at the PCR-lab of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology.
Doctor Himangsu Lal Roy, deputy director of Osmani Medical College Hospital, said that among the new 26 cases, there are 19 patients from Sylhet, four from Sunamganj district, two from Habiganj district and one from Moulvibazar.
Besides, 31 cases are from Sunamganj, 11 cases from Habiganj, 16 cases from Moulvibazar and 22 cases from Sylhet tested positive in tests in SUST PCR-lab, said G M Nurunnabi Azad Jewel, professor of Genetic Engineering and Bio-Technology Department.
In the division, so far 203 people have died from coronavirus.
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An alleged cattle thief was killed on Thursday night after receiving a mass beating from an angry mob in Shekher Maria village of Vatra union in Nandigram, Bogura.
The deceased, Uzzal Hossain, 32, son of late Naim Uddin hailed from Raypara in Vatra union.
According to locals, Uzzal broke into the barn of a local farmer with three accomplices and attempted to steal a cow when the owner, Belal Hossain, noticed their presence and shouted.
After hearing the screams, the locals chased and grabbed Uzzal and beat him up, killing him on the spot. At that time, three of his associates escaped.
Nandigram Police Station Officer-in-Charge Shawkat Kabir, while inspecting the spot on Friday morning, said the body was recovered and sent to the morgue for autopsy.
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He also said legal action will be taken after investigation.
No case was filed till noon.
According to the police, there are several cases against Uzzal including robbery, murder and theft.