Kurigram, Oct 20 (UNB) – A schoolgirl who went missing while going to her school in Roumari upazila on Wednesday was found dead on Saturday.
Police recovered the body of Jemi Akhter, 13, a Class-VIII student of Pakhiura High School and daughter of Shah Alam Pramanik of Uttar Khauria village in the upazila, from a Kashaban at Uttar Khaunia Sukherchar in the afternoon.
Police and locals said Jemi came out of their house on Wednesday morning for her school but went missing.
A general diary was lodged with Roumari Police Station in this regard.
Locals spotted the body in the Kashban on Saturday afternoon and informed police.
Officer-in-charge of Roumari Police Station Abu M Dilwar Hasan Inam said they were investigating the incident.
Jashore, Oct 19 (UNB) – A beheaded body tied with hands and legs was recovered from inside the reserve tank of a house at Avaynagar upazila of Jashore on Saturday.
Being informed the police recovered the decomposed body of Habibur Rahman Habib, 40, a house painter, from the reserve tank of the ground floor of the house at Nawapara of Avaynagar upazila.
The deceased Habibur Rahman is the son of late Abdul Aziz of Nolchhiti village of Barishal district.
Yusuf Ali, brother of the deceased, said that his brother Habibur Rahman was missing since Wednesday last and his cellphone was switched off.
Md Tajul Islam, OC of Avaynagar police station, said that “being informed by the owner of the house businessman Alamgir Sarkar, we recovered the body and then sent it to Jashore General Hospital morgue for autopsy. It was not yet known who was behind the killing.”
Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNB) – Police recovered four bodies, including that of a teenage girl, from Natore, Dinajpur and Kurigram on Saturday.
In Natore, police recovered the body of a college girl hanging from a tree in Noldanga upazila.
The deceased was identified as Tamanna Tia, daughter of Abdur Rashid of Shomspara village in Bagmara upazila.
Police said she was abducted from her house on Friday night by Shanto, the cousin of Sheelmaria union Chairman Sajjad Hossain.
In Dinajpur, police recovered the body of madrasa teacher Ariful Islam, 35, from Uthraloi Mollapara area.
Redwanur Rahim, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said the body was found hanging inside a room.
A case was filed in this regard.
In Kurigram, police recovered the body of Amjad Hossain, 42, from a pond in Taltola Paikpara village of Rajarhat upazila.
Rajarhat Police Station’s OC Krishna Kumar said the body did not have any injury marks. Amjad’s family members claimed he was mentally impaired.
An unnatural death case was filed at Rajarhat Police Station.
Meanwhile, the body of Raja Mia, 35, son of Abul Hossain was recovered from a paddy field beside the Nageshwari-Fulbari road in the district. The cause of his death is unclear.
Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNB) – Six people were killed while 15 others were injured in three separate road accidents in Jhenaidah, Sylhet and Barishal districts on Saturday.
In Jhenaidah, two women were killed and eight others suffered injuries when a truck hit a human hauler in Laudia area of Sadar upazila on Saturday.
One of the deceased was identified as Poly Khatun, 40, wife of Alauddin from Bishoykhari village. The other woman could not be identified yet.
Dilip Kumar Sarkar, officer of Jhenaidah Fire Service Station, said the Kaliganj-bound human hauler was hit by a sand-laden truck from behind.
Poly Khatun died on the spot. Nine other injured passengers were taken to the Sadar hospital where another woman succumbed to her injuries.
Although police seized the truck, its driver managed to flee, the officer added.
In Sylhet, two cousins were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between two CNG-run auto-rickshaws at Kamargram village in Beanibazar upazila at noon.
The deceased were identified as Tahmina Akter, 18, and Tinni Begum, 8, both were continued their study staying at their grandfather house at Kakardia in the upazila.
Jahidul Haque, officer-in-charge of Beanibazar Police Station, said the two cousins were going to attend a marriage ceremony.
The accident took place when an auto-rickshaw from Beanibazar collided with another auto-rickshaw in the area, killing Tahmina on the spot while four others injured.
Later, they were taken to MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital but Tinni died on the way. The bodies were sent to the hospital morgue, the OC added.
In Barishal, a mother and her son were killed and four others got others goinjured in a head-on collision between a three wheeler and a truck on Patuakhali-Barishal Highway in city at noon.
The deceased were identified as Delwara Begum, 60, and her son Shipon, 35, residents of Shreeram village in Nalchhiti upazila of Jhalakati district.
Quoting eyewitness, Sub-Inspector Nazmul of said a truck collided the three wheeler as its driver lost control over the steer around 1pm, killing the mother on the spot and five others injured.
Later, they were taken to Sher-e Bangla Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared Shipon dead.
The bodies were taken to hospital morgue for autopsy, the SI said.
Meanwhile, police seized the truck and arrested its driver.
Sirajganj, Oct 19 (UNB) - Executive Magistrate Md Anisur Rahman and the law enforcement foiled bids to marry off two school girls on Friday night.
Acting on a tip-off, members of the law enforcement went to Mahmudpur in the municipality where arrangement were being made to marry off fifth grader Sharmin Khatun, 13, daughter of Shahin Ahmed.
She was being married off to Rabiul Islam, 25, son of Chhakawat Hossain of Charmalshapara.
The mobile court fined the father of the bride and Rabiul Tk 10,000.
In another incident, the local administration foiled an attempt to marry off eighth grader Mim Sultana, 13, daughter of Ronju Sarkar of Dakshinpara village of Sadar upazila.
She was being married off Merajul Islam, 25, son of Saban Ali of Paiksha village in Kamarkhand upazila.
The mobile court fined the bride’s father Tk 10, 000. Besides, he signed an undertaking promising not to marry off his daughter before she turns 18.