Natore, Jan 20 (UNB) – Three members of a family were killed when a truck rammed a motorbike at Bashbaria in Bagatipara upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Khaledur Rahman, his wife Sonia and there six-year-old daughter Tashfi.
Police said the accident took place when a sand-laden truck hit a motorbike carrying three people, leaving the trio dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to a hospital morgue for autopsy.
However, police could not arrest anyone as the truck driver managed to flee.
Natore, Jan 20 (UNB) – A ward councillor of Gopalpur Municipality here was stabbed to death by some unidentified miscreants in front of his residence at Biropara in the municipality in Lalpur upazila on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Zamirul Islam, the council of Ward no. 3 of the municipality.
Nazrul Islam Jewel, officer-in-charge of Lalpur Police Station, said that some unidentified miscreants stabbed Zamirul indiscriminately around 1:30 pm, leaving him severely injured.
The injured was taken to Lalpur Upazila Health Complex where the doctor declared him dead.
Munshiganj, Jan 20 (UNB) - The bodies of two workers, who along with 18 others went missing after a sand-laden trawler capsized in the Meghna River on Tuesday, were recovered Sunday on the 6th day of the rescue operation.
The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
Mostofa Mohsin, assistant director (Diving) of Fire Service and Civil Defence, said they recovered one of the bodies from Munshiganj Launch Ghat around 9 am while the other one from Shatnal area in Chandpur district around 12 pm.
”We are not sure whether the bodies are of the missing workers of the capsized trawler,” he added.
Two rescue teams started their operations around 8 am Sunday and have been trying to trace the trawler through side scan sound wave.
Besides, divers of Bangladesh Navy, Fire Service, BIWTC, Coast Guard and River police are also trying to locate the trawler.
Earlier on Friday, a case was filed accusing three people in connection with the incident.
The trawler, carrying 34 workers from Cumilla, sank in the river at Charjhapta in Sadar upazila around 3 am on Tuesday after it collided with an oil-laden tanker while heading towards Fatulla in Narayanganj.
Although 14 workers managed to swim ashore, the rest went missing. All the workers hail from Pabna and Sirajganj districts.
Narayanganj, Jan 20 (UNB) – Four passengers of a private car were killed as the vehicle crashed into a ditch in Bostol area of Araihazar in Sonargaon upazila on Saturday morning.
The deceased were identified as Ripon, 32, son of Habu Miah, Momen, 37, son of Mizanur Rahman, Shahidullah, 45, son of Kazem Ali and Raju Miah, 38, son of Zohur Ali, of Boro Fausadi village in Marwardi union of Araihazar upazila.
Morshed Alam, officer-in-charge of Sonargaon Police Station, said the accident took place around 8:30 am as the Dhaka-bound car fell into a roadside ditch after the driver lost control over the steering due to dense fog, leaving the four people dead on the spot.
Chattogram, Jan 20 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a suspected drug trader couple along with 5,300 pieces of Yaba tablets from Pahartoli area in the port city early Sunday.
The arrestees are Md Kamal Hossain, 38, and his wife Juthy Begum, 25, hailing from Madaripur district.
On information, a team of Rab-7 conducted the drive in front of Nur-A Madina Filing Station in AK Khan area around 12:35 am and arrested the couple along with the Yaba tablets worth Tk 26.50 lakh, said a Rab press release.