Jhalokati, Dec 27 (UNB) – A construction worker died and two others were injured as the roof of an old building collapsed on them at Bheronbaria village of Nalciti upazila on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Rubel Hossain, 22, son of Md Motahar Khan, resident of Kamdabpur village of the upazila.
Abdus Salam, Rampasha union parishad chairman, said that a part of the roof of the building collapsed while a group of workers were working on the roof around 10:30am, leaving Rubel dead and two other workers Lablu, 28 and Monir Hossain, 27, critically injured.
The injured were admitted at Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital.
Keraniganj, Dec 27 (UNB) –Police arrested three leaders of Jubo League and Swechhashebok League from different areas of Keraniganj on Wednesday night.
The arrestees are Sabuj Miah, 39, assistant publicity secretary of the South Keraniganj thana unit of the Swechhasebok League, Md Mamun, 32, a Jubo League member of Shubhaddya Union unit and Sharifur Rahman Falan, 36, assistant health affairs secretary of South Keraniganj thana unit of the Swechhashebok League.
Sub-inspector Khorshed of Keraniganj Police Station, one Hridoy filed a case in connection with the attack with the police station on Wednesday night.
Later, police conducted drives in different areas and arrested them.
At least 25 BNP leaders and activists, including its candidate from Dhaka-3 constituency Gayeshwar Chandra Roy, were injured in an attack reportedly by ruling party men during electioneering at Chunkutia in South Keraniganj on Tuesday.
Rangamati, Dec 27 (UNB) –Joint forces members on Thursday morning arrested three people along with an AK 22 automatic rifle, three rounds of ammunition and four Chinese knives during a drive at Farua in Bilaichhari upazila in the district.
The arrestees are Bankim Chandra Tongchang, Jatin KantiTongchang and Pavel Tongchang.
Officer-in-charge of Bilaichhari Police Station Md Parvez Ali said being tipped off they launched the drive in the area arrested the trio along with the arms and ammunition.