Jhenaidah, Dec 8 (UNB) - Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members arrested an alleged member of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Chandipur Bazar in Sadar upazila early Saturday.
The arrestee was identified as Milon Hossain, 35, son of Karim Sheikh of Chandipur village.
Masud Alam, company commander of Rab- 6, said acting on a tip-off, they arrested Milon from his shop at the bazaar in the early hours.
They also seized a computer, three hard disks and books on jihad from the shop, he said.
Sirajganj, Dec 8 (UNB) -Two brothers, who were injured being beaten by their rivals on Friday following dispute over land at Kodalia village in Chauhali upazila, died on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Kawsar Hossain, 23, and Milton Hossain, 30, sons of Antaj Ali of the village.
Uncle of the deceased Joynal Abedin said the duo had long been at loggerheads with their maternal uncle Rafikul Islam Bakul over a piece of land.
As a sequel to the enmity, Rafikul along with his men beat up Kawsar and Milton with sticks at his(Rafiqul) house on Friday evening, leaving both of them critically injured.
Kawsar died on way to Tangail General Hospital. Milton was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where he died around 1 pm on Saturday.
Officer-in-charge of Chauhali Police Station Jahangir Alam said police arrested Rafiqul’s wife Shirin Sultana, a UP member, over the incident after mother of the deceased filed a case with the police station accusing five people.
Police are trying to arrest the other accused, added the OC.
Bagerhat, Dec 8 (UNB) - Police arrested six Jamaat-e-Islami leaders and activists, including its district unit ameer, from Chitli Boitpur area in Sadar upazila on Saturday.
The arrestees are Maolana Rejaul Karim, the ameer of Bagerhat district unit Jamaat and Jamaat activists Emad Uddin, Mizanur Rahman, Maniruzzaman, Sagiruddin and Badaruddin, hailing from different places in the district.
On information, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested them along with five crude bombs and locally made sharp weapons, said Bagerhat Police Supper Pankaj Chandra Ray.
The arrestees were planning to carry out subversive acts in the area ahead of national election scheduled to be held on December 30, added the SP.
Cumilla, Dec 8 (UNB) -Police in special drives arrested 42 people, accused in different cases, from different areas of seventeen upazilas from Friday to Saturday.
Separate teams of police conducted drives in the upazilas and arrested them, according to the office of Superintendent of Cumilla Police.
Among the arrestees, four are accused in drug cases, four in regular cases, and rest in other cases.
Dhaka, Dec 8 (UNB) – Serious Crime Investigation Division of Detective Branch under Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in simultaneous drives arrested seven people from different parts of the city on Friday night in connection with the leakage of the question paper for recruitment test of Department of Narcotics Control.
The arrestees have been named as Sohel Rana, Rabiul Awal, Mahmudul, Ansarul Islam, Debasish, Rajiur Rahman, and Rezaul Karim.
Briefing reporters at DMP media centre on Saturday, Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (Media) of the DMP, said based on secret information detectives conducted drives in Mirpur, Kalabagan and Siddheswary on Friday, during which the arrests were made.
Eight electronic devices used for distributing question papers, 29 batteries, three pen drives, nine Bluetooth devices and eight mobile phones were recovered from their possessions, he said.
During interrogation, it was revealed that members of the syndicate used to leak various recruitment examinations’ question papers of various ministries and department. As part of their planning, some members of the syndicate took part in the examination. Soon after getting the question papers, they would send it to other members staying outside the exam hall trough electronic devices, the DC (Media) said.
After completing the solutions of the question papers, the ones on the outside would send it again to the examinees who have paid the syndicate huge amounts of money for this service of sorts, the DC (Media) said.
A case was filed with Ramna police station.
The recruitment test was held on Friday.