Dhaka, Oct 10 (UNB) – A court here on Thursday sentenced a man to death in a case over the murder of Willes Little Flower School and College Suraiya Akhter Risha here in 2016.
The condemned convict is Obaidul, 29, son of late Abdus Samad of Miratongi village of Birganj upazila in Dinajpur
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayes pronounced the verdict and fined the convict Tk 50,000.
Victim’s family members, who were present at the court, expressed their satisfaction over the verdict.
Risha, 14, daughter of Md Ramzan Ali of Bangshal of Old Dhaka and an eighth-grader of Willes Little Flower School and College, was stabbed by Obaidul in front of her educational institution at Kakrail in the capital on August 24 in 2016 as she had refused his love proposal.
She lost her battle for life at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on August 28.
On the same day, her mother filed a case with Ramna Police Station against Obaidul.
Dhaka, Oct 9 (UNB)- Police arrested an alleged criminal along with one foreign made pistol, 64 rounds of bullets, nine bottles foreign wine and 120 cans of beer from the city’s Uttara on Wednesday.
The arrestee was known as Md Ashinul Kabir alias Rajan, 27.
Based on secret information, a team of Uttara West police station conducted a raid at a house of Road no-13 under Uttara sector-3 at around 1:30 am, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner (Media) Masudur Rahman.
The police also recovered the pistol, bullets, wine and beer from his possession, he added.
Two cases were filed –one under Arms Act and another under Narcotics Control Act—with the police station in connection with the incident.
Dhaka, Oct 8 (UNB) – A court here on Tuesday placed 10 expelled leaders and activists of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on a five-day remand each in a case over the killing Abrar Fahad.
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury passed the order when DB inspector Wahiduzzaman, also the investigation officer of the case, produced them before the court seeking a 10-day remand for them.
Those remanded are BCL Buet unit general secretary Mehedi Hasan Russel, its vice-president Muhtasim Fuad, organising secretary Mehedi Hasan Robin, information and research secretary Anik Sarkar, sports secretary Meftahul Islam, literature secretary Moniruzzaman Monir, deputy social welfare secretary Efti Mosharraf Sokal, deputy office secretary Mostoba Rafid and two members Muntasir Al Jami and Ehtemamul Rabbi.
On Monday, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) expelled them for their involvement in the murder of Abrar Fahad.
The action was taken following recommendations made by a probe committee formed to look into the murder of Abrar, said a press release signed by acting BCL President Al Nahean Khan Joy and acting General Secretary Lekhok Bhattacharjee.