Four people died during a gunfight on Saturday evening between two armed groups at Falongkhyang area near Rowangchhari-Ruma border in Bandarban, said police. Earlier on Sunday, the unidentified bullet-hit bodies were recovered from the bank of the Sangu River in the upazila. Read: 5 of family killed by locals in Bandarban The identities of the deceased or the armed groups could not be known yet and, said Jerin Akter, superintendent of Bandarban Police at a press briefing on Sunday. The bodies were recovered from the spot and will be sent for autopsy, she said. Read: Army man killed, another hurt in Bandarban shootout Jerin said local people spotted the four bullet-hit bodies in the area in the morning and informed police. According to locals, around 4 pm Saturday some armed men dumped the bodies after firing bullets in the area.
Body of a 55-year-old crew member of a sand-laden vessel who went missing after it sank following a collision with a launch in the Meghna river was recovered on Saturday. The deceased was lascar of the vessel, Motaleb from Bhola district. On Wednesday, the ill-fated vessel, ‘Makam-3’, with six crew members on board, capsized in the river off the coast of Charkishoregnj in Munshiganj after being hit by Barishal-bound 'MV Surovi-7' launch around 11pm. Lascxar could not get out of the sunken vessel while five others managed to swim ashore. Until Friday coast guard, river police and the diving team of fire service could not find Lashkar conducting a rescue mission from Thursday morning, said Inspector Zahirul Haque of Kalagachia river police outpost. “As on Saturday afternoon the vessel was pulled out of the water the crews body floated on the water,” The body has been sent for an autopsy, he added. Meanwhile the launch owners of MV Surovi-7 filed a case in this regard. Rescued crews of the sand laden vessel, Sobuj,32, Md Aktar, 18, Abdul Khalek,65, Imran,20 were arrested in this regard and the court sent them to jail while another Md Hridoy,18 remained absconding, said Inspector Zahirul Haque.
Police on Wednesday recovered the body of a newborn child from an alley at Kamrangichar in the city. Md Saidul Islam, sub-inspector (SI) of Kamrangichar Police Station, said they recovered the body around 12pm. Read: Bodies of 2 newborns recovered from a box in Sherpur The newborn's left arm and the left knee were broken, he said. The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) morgue for an autopsy, said the SI.
Police recovered the throat-slit body of a woman from a rented house in Satirpara area of Narsingdi district town on Friday evening. The deceased was identified as Mansura Akter, wife of Mashiur Rahman Himel, assistant teacher of Satirpara Kalikumar High School. She was the mother of a 4-year-old daughter. Saheb Ali Pathan, Additional Superintendent of Narsingdi Police, said Mansura's family members found her throat-slit body in the evening and informed the police. Later, police recovered the body around 6:30pm and sent it to Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy. Also read: 2 hacked to death in Pabna, Khulna The reason behind the killing could not be known immediately, ASP Pathan said. The real cause for the killing will be known after investigation, the ASP added.
Divers on Tuesday recovered the body of a one and a half year old child from the Dhaleshwari River, a week after a trawler capsized in the river off the coast of Narayanganj Sadar upazila. The deceased were identified as Tasfia. Read:Dhaleshwari trawler capsize: 3 more bodies retrieved The divers from the local fire service retrieved the body from the river near Dharmaganj around 9:30 am, said deputy director of Narayanganj Fire Service and Civil Defense Abdullah Al Arefin. With the child’s body, bodies of all 10 missing passenger have been recovered, the official said. The divers recovered six bodies on Sunday and three on Monday from the river. Earlier on January 5, the trawler, with nearly 70 people on board, overturned as Dhaka-bound passenger launch Farhan-6, hit it near Dharmaganj in Fatulla. While many passengers managed to swim to safety, at least 10 people went missing. Read:Dhaleshwari trawler capsize: 6 bodies retrieved after 5 days Police detained four people, including the driver and master of MV Farhan-6, Babu Lal Baidya, assistant director of the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority in Narayanganj said. A case was also filed in this regard on the following day.
Divers on Sunday recovered the bodies of six people from the Dhaleshwari River, five days after a trawler capsized in the river off the coast of Narayanganj Sadar upazila. Three of the deceased were identified as Jesmine Akter, 40, her daughter Tasmin Akter, 19, Sabbir, 18, Jochna Begum, 33, Abdul Motaleb, 42, and Awlad Hossain, 30. READ: Narayanganj trawler capsize: 4 held; Farhan-6 seized The divers from the local fire service retrieved four bodies from the river near Dharmaganj around 8:30 am and two bodies in the evening, said deputy director of Narayanganj Fire Service and Civil Defense Abdullah Al Arefin. Earlier on January 5, a trawler, with nearly 70 people on board, overturned as Dhaka-bound passenger launch Farhan-6, hit it near Dharmaganj in Fatulla. At least 8 passengers, including three of the same family, remained missing. READ: Grandmother, two grandchildren drown, another missing in Cumilla trawler capsize Police detained four people, including the driver and master of MV Farhan-6, Babu Lal Baidya, assistant director of the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority in Narayanganj said. A case was also filed in this regard on the following day.
Police discovered the hanging body of noted lyricist Mehboobul Hasan Russell, popularly known as Russell O'Neil on Thursday night at his residence in the capital. He was 47. His body was recovered from his home in Lichu Bagan under Tejgaon Industrial Area Police Station in the capital last night. According to police and his family sources, Russell went to his room after dinner, and later at around 11:30 pm, his family members called the police and informed that Russel was not opening the door. Read:Actor Sohel Rana shifted to ICU Police then went to the house and found his body hanging from a ceiling fan. A suicide note was found at his home which suggests that it was a suicide. However, police are further investigating the matter. His body was sent to the morgue of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital for autopsy on Friday noon. One of the most promising and successful lyricist in the country, Russell O'Neil wrote many of the popular songs of the band Dalchhut and also for singer Bappa Mazumder such as 'Mon Chhuyechho,' 'Jochhonabihar,' 'Din Bari Jay,' 'Surjo Snane Chol' and more. Read:Actor Amir Siraji on life support Russell also worked as a journalist. Later he left journalism and joined the advertising industry. He also wrote numerous commercial jingles.
Police have recovered the charred body of a cattle trader from Netrokona’s Kalmakanda. The deceased was identified as Mujibur Rahman, 50, of Terotopa village. READ: Man’s charred body found in Jashore The body was recovered by the pond near his house at Terotopa village in Rangchati union of the upazila on Wednesday morning. Kalmakanda police officer in charge Abdul Ahad Khan said that the locals noticed a fire near the pond, about 200 yards away from Mujibur's house, around 11:30 pm on Tuesday. They found Mujibur's body with hands and legs. He was believed to have murdered before the body was set on fire. Ataur Rahman, elder brother of the deceased said that they had no clue about the murder. The body was later sent to Netrokona Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy. READ: Woman’s charred body found in Narayanganj The officer-in-charge of Kalmakanda police station said that it is initially believed that the miscreants had killed Mujibur and fled after setting his body on fire. An investigation into the incident has begun but no arrests have been made yet, the OC said
A body of a man was recovered inside a sack at the bank of the Shitalakshya river in Narayanganj’s Sonargaon on Tuesday evening. The identity of the man could not be ascertained yet but his age might be 40, said the police. The body was found in a sack filled with bricks near the playground of Manjilkhola Madrasa in Kanchpur Union of the upazila. Police said that in the afternoon, local children and teenagers went to play in the area and spotted a big sack lying on the bank of the river. Out of curiosity they opened the sack and found the dead body. Locals later informed the police. READ: Teen housewife 'raped' on moving bus in Narayanganj, 3 held Sonargaon Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Hafizur Rahman said the body was recovered from the spot but the identity could not be known yet. Additional Superintendent of Police (B Circle) Md. Billal Hossain said, “We are trying to identify the body. The body will be sent to the morgue of Sadar (Victoria) Hospital for autopsy.” READ: Father, daughter killed in Narayanganj road crash; 1 injured
The body of a 10-year-old boy, who had gone missing after falling into a roadside drain at Sholoshahar in Chattogram city on Monday, was recovered from another drain in Muradpur area on Thursday. Babu Mia, sub-inspector of Panchlaish Police Station, said local people spotted the floating body of Kamal in the drain, two kilometers off the spot from where he had gone missing, around 11:45 am and informed police. Read: Boy goes missing after falling into Ctg drain On information, police recovered the body and sent it to a local hospital morgue for autopsy. According to local people, Kamal and another boy Rakib, 14, fell into the drain while crossing the area amid a drizzle. Rakib managed to come out but Kamal drowned. Kamal’s father did not inform the matter to fire service or police instantly as he is mentally sick. Earlier on September 27, university student Shehrin Mahmud Sadia died after falling into an open drain in Agrabad Badamtali area of the port city. Read: 20-yr-old student dies after falling into open drain in Chattogram On December 5, the High Court issued a rule questioning why authorities concerned will not give compensation of Tk 10 crore to the family of university student Shehrin Mahbub Sadia. Besides, Saleh Ahmed, 50, a pedestrian went missing falling into a drain in Muradpur area of the port city on August 25.