Chuadanga, Oct 17 (UNB) – Police here on Wednesday recovered the body of a man who went missing a month ago from Habibpur village of Jibannagar upazila in the district.
The deceased was identified as Ziarul Islam Ziar, 38, son of Aizel Mandal of Paschimpara area in Habibpur village.
Deceased’s wife Sukjan Khatun said Ziar left the house on September 14 and remained missing since then.
Officer-in-charge of Jibannagar Police Station Sheikh Gani Mia said some local farmers spotted the body in a garden in the morning and informed police.
Police recovered the body and sent to Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy, he said.
Chattogram, Oct 17 (UNB) – A crew member of a cargo vessel was burnt to death while two others sustained injuries as a fire broke out at the anchored vessel at Bijoynagar Ghat in Karnaphuli river in the port city on Tuesday night.
The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam, 34, son of Abul Khayer of Fatikchhari upazila.
Sub-inspector Alauddin of Chattogram Medical College Hospital police camp, said the vessel ‘MV APS-1’ caught fire around 11 pm, leaving three crewmembers of the ship injured.
Later, they were taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where Saiful succumbed to his injuries.
The two other injured Nahid, 18 and Mizan, 25 were admitted to the burn unit of the hospital.
Narsingdi, Oct 17 (UNB) –Two female suspected militants surrendered on the second day of ‘Gordian Knot’ operation at another ‘militant den’ at Gangpar in Madhabdi municipality here on Wednesday.
Khadiza Akther Meghla and Mou surrendered in response to the request of law enforcers around 2:35 pm.
After their surrender, the operation that began on Monday night was declared over.
UNB’s Narsingdi Correspondent from the spot said the two women were taken out of the building in an ambulance of Narsingdi fire service and now they are being moved to Dhaka.
Earlier, the law enforcers had asked them several times over loudspeakers to surrender.
Briefing reporters around 3pm after the surrender of the two female militants, CTTC chief Monirul Islam revealed the identities of the two militants who were killed during Monday’s operation at Bhogiratpur in Sadar upazila.
The two deceased militants were Abu Abdullah Al Bangali and his wife Aklima Akhter Moni, said the CTTC chief.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested four female militants, including Meghla, Mou and Moni, from the capital’s Mirpur area in August, 2016 in connection with a case filed over militant attack at Holey Artisan, said Monirul.
After their release from jail recently, they tried to continue their militant activities from hideouts in different areas. Later, they took shelter separately in two areas of Narsingdi, he added.
A case will be filed with Madhabdi Police Station in this connection.
CTTC members in association with the local police kept the 7-storied building owned by Afzal Haji cordoned off since Monday night.
Earlier, members of CTTC unit and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) conducted an operation at a ‘militant den’ in a five-story building at Bhogiratpur on Tuesday afternoon and recovered the bodies of two suspected militants.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Dhaka Range Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun was also present.
Dhaka, Oct 17 (UNB) – A man who along with seven others suffered burn injuries in a fire incident in the city’s Uttarkhan area early Saturday succumbed to his injuries five days after the incident on Wednesday morning, taking the death toll to five.
Dablur, 33, lost his battle around 9 am, said Bacchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police camp.
The fire broke out at their ground-floor flat in a two-storey building around 4 am on Saturday following a leakage in the gas pipeline, leaving eight inmates injured.
Most of the victims were garment workers and one of them was a rickshaw puller.
The injured were taken to the DMCH where Azizul and his wife Muslima alias Urmi, Purnima and Sufia died earlier.
Sylhet, Oct 17 (UNB) – Police recovered the body of a young man from Surma River in Pirpur village of Sadar upazila on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Sumon Ahmed, 27, son of Abdul Malik of the village.
Enamul Hossain, a member of Tuker Bazar Union Parishad, said Sumon locked into a quarrel with his elder brother Abdul Karim over a trifling matter in the afternoon.
At one stage of altercation, Sumon jumped into the Surma River and went missing after being chased by his brother.
On information, a team of divers from local firefighting unit went to the spot and recovered the body, said Shafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Jalalabad Police Station.