A woman in Dhaka's Hazaribagh committed suicide Thursday after killing her two children, police said. The bodies of the woman and her children were found at a rented house in the Gadighar area of Rayer Bazar of Hazaribagh around 10pm, Officer-In-charge (OC) of Hazaribagh Police Station Saidul Haque Bhuiyan said. "We're suspecting that a domestic dispute led to the killing and the suicide. We're currently trying to find out the identities of the deceased and the cause of the death of the children," the OC added. Read: Ninth-grader ‘kills self’ in Barishal
Police said they detained three people after recovering the bodies of a woman and her son from the septic tank of a rented house in Sherpur on Thursday. The deceased were identified as 35-year-old nurse Roksana Begum and her 11-year-old son Md Rafid. Police detained Masek Ali, a "drug addict" auto-rickshaw driver, his mother, and another person over the incident. According to police, Masek used to live with Roksana and Rafid at a rented house in the Nabinagar Panaitapara area of Sherpur town. Roksana's elder sister Sufia Begum filed a general diary (GD) at Sherpur Sadar Police Station on Wednesday after Roksana and Rafid had gone missing on December 4. Read: Young girl ‘gang raped’ in Cumilla: 5 held "We found Masek's involvement in the killing after questioning him. Later, police conducted a search of his house and found the bodies inside the septic tank. We've detained Masek, his mother and another person in connection with the killing." "We think a dispute between Masek and Roksana over money for buying drugs led to the killing," Md Hannan Mia, additional superintendent of police of Sherpur Circle, said. Bashir Ahmed Badal, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sherpur Sadar Police Station, said the bodies have been sent to the Sherpur Zila Hospital morgue for autopsies. "Police will file a case over the killing."
Law enforcement agencies that are probing Buet student Fardin Noor murder case have made progress, Commander Khandaker Al Moin, director of Rab’s legal and media wing, said today. The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) official said this while briefing the media on Monday at its media office in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar. “Rab along with other law enforcement agencies are working to find out the motive behind the murder, identify the culprits, and bring them to justice,” he said. Read: Fardin murder: Bushra lands in jail after remand Rab personnel have spoken to those who were at the locations where Fardin went before the murder, the Rab commander added. Rab has also collected footage. Fardin was a 3rd year student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology’s civil engineering department and a resident of Qutubpur area in Narayanganj's Fatullah. Police recovered Fardin’s body from the Shitalakhkhya river, behind a cotton mill at Siddhirganj, on November 7, three days after he went missing. Read: Fardin wasn’t murdered in Narayanganj’s Chanpara, police say Sheikh Farhad, a physician at Narayanganj General Hospital where the autopsy was done, said there were several injury marks on Fardin’s head and body. Kazi Nuruddin Rana, Fardin’s father, filed a case in connection with his son’s killing with Rampura Police Station on the same day and the case was later transferred to Detective Branch (DB) Police.
The Detective Branch (DB) of police have arrested six people, who impersonated DB and members of different law enforcement agencies to commit robbery, in the capital. The arrestees— Sohag Majhi ,28, Delwar ,26, Zainal Hossain,28, Sohail ,27, Johnny ,32 and Aziz ,57--were apprehended from Dhaka's Savar and Jatrabari and Patuakhali on Friday night. Harun-or-Rashid, additional commissioner of Detective Branch (DB) of DMP disclosed the matter in a press conference organised at DMP's media center at Minto Road in the capital on Saturday afternoon. The law enforcers also recovered Tk 20 lakhs, a microbus and a motorcycle from their possession. Earlier on Nov 13, an organized gang of robbers posing as Detective Branch officials made away with Tk 85 lakh at South Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital in broad daylight, said the DB officer. Read: Escape of militants from court premises: CTTC arrests 1 Later, a case was filed at South Keraniganj police station following a complaint lodged by victim Keramot Ali. Following the case, a team of DB conducted a drive in Savar's Kaundia area first and arrested 4 people and later two more from Jatrabari and Patuakhali, added DB chief.
A Bagerhat court on Thursday sentenced two men to life imprisonment for the 2019 murder of a four-grader. Senior Judge Md Rabiul Islam of Bagerhat District and Sessions Judge Court gave the order in the presence of the convicts. The lifers are Kawsar Sheikh, 53, and Imdadul Shikder, 23, from Kartik Dia village of Sadar upazila. The court cleared another accused Abul Kalam Azad, son of lifer Kawsar, from charges during the hearing. Read: Rangpur: 5 get life in prison for 2015 rape, murder of teen According to the case complaint, on August 23, 2019, Kalyan Paul, son of trader Kamal Paul from Kartik Dia, was playing near his house when the accused lured him away from home and killed him by slitting his throat with a sharp weapon. They later dumped the boy's body in a ditch. On August 25, the accused asked for Tk30,000 from Kalyan's family saying they know the whereabouts of the schoolboy. On the same day, police recovered Kalyan's body from the ditch with the help of the locals and Kalyan's father filed a case against unnamed people with the police. On April 26, 2021, the Police Bureau of Investigation submitted a charge sheet to the court against three people, including Kawsar and Imdadul. Kalyan's father Kamal said he did not get justice and will appeal to the superior court.
Customs officials on Saturday seized 56 gold bars weighing 6.5 kg from an aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Chattogram Shah Amanat Airport. Taslim Ahmed, manager of Chattogram airport, said a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines ‘BG-148’ landed at the airport from Dubai in the afternoon. Tipped off, a team of customs officials found the gold bars, wrapped in black scotch tape, from under a seat in an abandoned condition, said joint director of Chattogram Regional Custom Intelligence and Investigation Department Saifur Rahman. Read: Two brothers held with 10 gold bars in Benapole However, no one was arrested in connection with the recovery of the gold bars worth Tk 4.48 crore. A case has been filed with Patenga Police Station in this regard.
The office assistant of the managing director of Biman Bangladesh Airlines was found involved in leaking the question of a recruitment test of the national carrier, said Harun-ur-Rashid, Chief of DMP’s Detective Branch, on Thursday. The one-hour recruitment test of Biman was scheduled to be held on October 21, but the detectives found that the question of the test had been leaked the night before the exam. The detectives arrested five officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines involving the case. The members of the law enforcement agencies recovered soft and hard copies of the question, bank cheques, stamped documents, four diaries, admit cards of the examinees, mobile phones and cash from the suspects. According to the suspects’ statement, Biman's MD's office assistant Zahid photocopied the question papers and took a photo of it on his phone on October 19. On the following day, copies of the question papers were supplied to two others for making several thousand photocopies. They took money in advance from someone in exchange for a question paper. They also took blank cheques, said the DB chief. Read: 5 Biman officials held for having link to question leak About Tk50 lakh were initially reported to have been traded for the question paper leak, he added. The DB chief also hinted the involvement of Biman's MD and general manager (GM) admin in the question paper leak. Harun-ur-Rashid said the MD and GM admin have not fulfilled their duty properly. “How the MD's office assistant took the photo and photocopied the question paper in his office. So, they also cannot avoid responsibility.” “Whoever is involved in the recruitment of the national flag carrier will be brought to justice. After the investigation, the chargesheet will be submitted to the court very soon,” he added.
Police say they have arrested five members of an inter-district robbery gang while they were preparing to rob a power sub-station in Golakandail area under Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj. Among the five arrested, four are from Chattogram and one is from Cumilla. Police said that all of them are involved with a Chattogram-based robbery gang and there are numerous cases pending against them with different police stations across the country. According to Sheikh Billal Hossain, Additional Superintendent of Police of Narayanganj district, a 15-member robbery gang was preparing to break into a 400/230kv power sub-station operated under Power Grid of Bangladesh with locally-made weapons on Sunday night. Read: 5 held while preparing for robbery in Ctg “Upon receiving the information, police conducted a drive and cordoned off the power sub-station. Although most of the robbers fled, police were able to arrest five of them from the spot. Besides, a truck used in robbery was also seized,” said Billal. Billal added that a case was filed with Rupganj police station in this regard and the arrestees were produced before the court on Monday.
A 19-year-old woman was sedated and raped in Dhaka’s Demra area on Sunday night, police say. Demra police said the woman came to visit her elder brother in Kadamtali area some 15 days ago. On Sunday, she went to the Konapara fair in Demra and met a distant relative and his friend. “The duo apparently mixed sedatives in soft drink which the young woman drank. Later, they took her to a nearby field where she was raped by multiple people,” Azharul Islam, a Sub-inspector of Demra Police Station, said. Read: Khulna: Young woman sedated, raped by 4 Md Shafiqur, Officer-in-Charge of Demra Police Station, said that after being informed by the woman about the incident, police rescued and admitted her to the One-Stop Crisis Center of Dhaka Medical College Hospital. “She is under treatment and unwell at the moment. We will take legal action after medical tests and once we get information from her,” he added.
A 60-year-old man was arrested on charge of violating a minor girl in Phulbari upazila of the district on Friday. The arrestee is Nazrul Sai, son of late Bogruddin of Pachhim Phulmati village under the upazila. Locals said the three-year-old girl went to the house of the accused to play with other children like other days on Friday morning. The accused tactfully took her to his house and raped her, they said. Read: Youth arrested for raping girl in Manikganj Hearing screams, neighbours rushed to the spot and rescued her from the clutches of the vicious Nazrul. Fazlur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Phulbari police station, said the accused was handed over to police after the detention. A case under ‘Women and Children Repression and Prevention Act’ was filed against him, he said adding that the accused was sent to jail through a Kurigram court later. The rape survivor sent to Kurigram Sadar hospital for a medical test, the OC added.