Chattogram, June 18 (UNB) – A mobile court sentenced a fake doctor to six months imprisonment on Tuesday and seized four sacks of illegal medicine from the pharmacy where he treated patients in Patenga.
The convict was identified as Bikoron Chakma. He was also fined Tk 1,00,000 by the mobile court, said a press release of the district administration.
The court also sentenced Faridul Alam, owner of the pharmacy, to three months in jail and fined him Tk 50,000.
Assistant Commissioner (Land) of Patenga circle and Executive Magistrate Tahmidur Rahman led the drive with members of the law enforcement agencies.
Dhaka, June 18 (UNB)- Health Minister Zahid Malik on Tuesday said that Bangladeshi pilgrims will get “100 percent treatment facilities” in Saudi Arabia this year.
He made remarks at BMA building in the capital while briefing two teams of doctors formed to provide treatment to Bangladeshis hajis during Hajj.
Health and Family Welfare Ministry, and Religious Affairs Ministry separately formed the medical teams comprising 207 members.
Of them, 68 doctors, 54 nurses, 26 pharmacists and six lab technicians from Health Ministry will go to Saudi Arabia.
Malik said: “This year, 1,27,000 pilgrims, mostly elderly persons, will perform Hajj. They might suffer from heart diseases, diabetics and kidney complications. The government is sending the teams to ensure their treatment.”
Md Ashadul Islam, secretary for health services division of the ministry and Prof Dr Abul Kalam Azad, director general of Health Department, among others were present there.
Naogaon, June 18 (UNB)— A young man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly raping a girl after killing her mother in Dariapur village of Manda upazila.
The arrestee was identified as Samiul Islam Sagar, 22, son of Jan Mohammad of Chawkshamra village of the upazila.
Manda Police Station’s Officer-in-Charge Mozaffar Hossain said Sagar had an affair with the rape victim. On Monday night, the girl and her mother Nasima Akter Sathi, 40, were sleeping in their house when Sagar came in.
Sathi’s husband Emdadul Haque works as a night guard at a farm in Natore.
Sagar went to victim’s house with an intention to kill her as their relationship was going through a bad patch.
Sathi woke up hearing an argument between her daughter and Sagar in the middle of the night. The youth stabbed her with a knife and slit her throat. He then threatened to kill the girl and raped her.
Police arrested the young man soon after the incident. OC Mozaffar said that Sagar had confessed to his crimes during primary interrogation.
The body was sent to the Sadar Hospital for autopsy and the rape victim was sent for medical tests, he said.