Kurigram, July 17 (UNB) – The flood situation worsened in various parts of the district on Wednesday as the Brahmaputra and Dharla rivers kept flowing more than a metre above the danger level.
At least 10 deaths have been reported from the district in the last three days with the rising water leaving nearly 4,00,000 people marooned.
Brahmmaputra River is currently flowing 131 centimetres above the danger level at Chilmari point. Meanwhile, Dharla is flowing 116 centimeters above the danger level at the Bridge point, intensifying the woes of the residents of the district.
The flood has also led to a shortage of drinking water, food, and fodder. Many are also suffering from water-borne diseases.
Hafizur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Kurigram district, said the administration has made fresh allocations of three metric tonnes of rice and Tk 2 lakh for the flood victims.
Bogura, July 16 (UNB) - Bogura Sadar police on Monday sent a university student, also a police official’s son, to jail after arresting him on allegation of spreading indecent photograph of a college girl through Facebook.
The accused Imran Sheikh alias Imon (24), hails from village Beal Gopalhati under Bagatipara Thana of Natore district, is the son of Abdul Khalek who is an SI of Bogura Armed Police Battalion APBN.
Police informed that Imon, also a student of Sher-e-Bangla Agriculture University, Dhaka, was introduced with the college girl, a resident of Chaksutrpur in Bogura. But the girl did not like him and as result Imon being furious spread the indecent photo of the girl through social media tagging with her Facebook ID. Later, the victim’s father filed a case with police in this connection.