A woman has been shot dead allegedly by police during a clash between police and drug peddlers when the later snatched a drug case accused from the law enforcers in Chandgaon of Chattogram city. The deceased was identified as Nazma Aktar, 30, sister of accused Md Hanif of ‘Hanif Bahini’. Read more: 'Drug peddler' snatched after attack on BGB men in Cox's Bazar Drug peddler Hanif was arrested with 5000 Yaba pills on Saturday evening and some of his associates snatched him from police after attacking the police outpost at the Kalurghat area, said Chandgaon Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mainul Hossain. ‘Hanif Bahini’ members clashed with police, forcing the law enforcers to open fire that left Nazma and five policemen wounded, he said. “I have heard the news of the death of the woman who was injured in the clash. However, we did not find the body at Chattogram Medical College and Hospital (CMCH).” Read more: Youths ‘snatch arrestee’ from police in Barishal Meanwhile, Panchlaish Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Sadekur Rahman said a woman with bullet injuries was brought to CMCH from Kalurghat area and then she was taken to a private hospital in the city where doctors declared her dead around 11pm. The body was kept at CMCH morgue, he added. Besides, preparations steps have been take to file a case over snatching the accused after attacking police, said OC Mainul.
The general secretary of the Bagerhat unit of Swechchasebak Dal, the BNP volunteers' wing, was shot dead by unidentified assailants Friday, police said. Tanu Bhuiyan, 25, was from the Bashabati area of Bagerhat town. "The Swechchasebak Dal leader was gunned down near his house around 9:30pm. The unidentified men, who shot him multiple times, ran away," KM Azizul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bagerhat Model Police Station, said. Read more: Bhola BNP-Cops clash: Injured JCD leader dies in Dhaka Tanu was declared dead after he was rushed to Bagerhat Sheikh Razia Naser General Hospital. "Police are working to find out the reason behind the murder and arrest the killers. We are assuming that someone assassinated him to settle an old score," the OC said. Read more: One arrested over Sylhet BNP leader murder
A Rohingya man was shot dead by some unidentified miscreants at Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Salam, 26, from Musni refugee camp in Teknaf, said Abdul Halim, Officer-in-Charge of Teknaf police station. Read more: Rohingya leaders shot dead in Cox’s Bazar Three unidentified men took wounded Salam to Kutopalong Hospital at Ukhiya where doctors announced him dead on arrival, said the OC. The men who took Salam to the hospital fled the hospital, he said. Salam was sued in two cases for drug peddling and murder, said the OC.
An 11-year-old girl was killed after being hit by a stray bullet during a gunfight involving miscreants at a Rohingya camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar district early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Tasfia, daughter of Yeasin of No 18 Rohingya camp in Balukhali. Sheikh Mohammad Ali, officer-in-charge of Ukhia Police Station, said two groups of miscreants entered the Rohingya camp around 1:20 am and exchanged bullets. At one stage, Tasfia received a bullet and died on the spot while his father and others were trying to leave the camp to a safer place. On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
An Awami League activist was shot dead publicly in broad daylight by unidentified assailants in Hemayetpur upazila of Pabna on Friday. Saidur Pramanik, 50, was a resident of Hemayetpur. He was an executive member of Pabna Municipal unit of AL, said the unit's president Advocate Taslim Hasan Sumon. Read: BNP politician, his manager shot in Khulna Police said some assailants shot Saidur dead in what seemed to be a targeted assassination around 1pm, at a tea stall in Char Bangabaria of the upazila and fled the scene immediately. Hearing gunshot, locals rushed to the spot and found Saidur dead, according to Pabna Additional Superintendent of Police (Crime) Masud Alam. Read: Indigenous man shot dead in Bandarban Police were deployed at the spot and brought the situation under control, the officer added.
A leader of a Chittagong Hill Tracts-based political group was shot dead allegedly by his rivals in Guimara upazila of Khagrachhari on Friday. The deceased was identified as Angthoi Marma alias Agun, 52, of the Guimara unit of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF). The crime occurred around 10am near the Dewan Para area of the upazila, said Md Rashid Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Guimara police station. Also read: Youth killed in gunfight between 2 UPDF factions in Khagrachhari According to locals, Marma was gunned down by a group of armed men while he was on his way to carry out the group's work. The body has been sent for an autopsy and the matter is under investigation, said OC Rashid. Also read: UPDF man shot dead in JSS-UPDF ‘gunfight’ in Rangamati
A 38-year-old indigenous man was allegedly shot dead by some miscreants at Taracha union in Rowangchhari upazila of Bandarban on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Mangsai Marma, a local ayurvedic practitioner of the upazila. The miscreants shot Mangsai Marma in the area between Baraitali and Kadampru Para roads of the upazila, after finding him alone around 4:30 pm, according to Md Abdul Mannan, officer-in-charge (OC) of Rowangchhari police station. Read: Student killed in city road crash Hearing gunshots, locals rushed to the spot and found him dead, said Taracha Union Parishad Chairman Anu Mong Marma. An investigation is on to find out the reason and full circumstances surrounding the killing, said the OC.
A Rohingya man was shot dead in a reported gunfight between two factions of Rohingya at Nayapara in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Sunday night, police said on Monday. The deceased was identified as Ibrahim, son of Abdur Razzak of the upazila. He was a supporter of ‘Jakir Bahini’ a Rohingya criminal gang. Hasan Bari Nur, commanding officer of APBn-16, two Rohingya criminal gangs exchanged gunfire in the Rohingya camp on Sunday night. On information, a team of APBn rushed to the spot and found Ibrahim injured with bullets. Also read: Seven Rohingyas detained while trying to escape Bhasan Char Later, he was taken to the local hospital where doctors referred him to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital. Ibrahim died on way to Cox’s Bazar hospital. Police are investigating the incident and trying to arrest the culprits, said police. Also read: Rohingya refugee shot dead at Ukhiya Camp
A 45-year-old businessman was shot dead allegedly by some miscreants at Khamarerchar in Belabo upazila of Narsingdi on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Kabir Hossain, son of Abdul Hai of Khamarerchar village. Deceased’s family members said the assailants attacked Kabir, a transport businessman, when he went to a garage for repairing his vehicle in Khamarerchar area at 12pm on Saturday. Also read: Rohingya man shot dead in Cox’s Bazar Later he ran and came on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway where the miscreants stabbed him indiscriminately and shot him, leaving him dead on the spot. On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body, said Safayet Hossain, officer-in-charge of Belabo Police Station. Also read: Bangladeshi man shot dead by Indian Khashias; BSF hands over body The body was sent to a hospital morgue for an autopsy, said the OC adding that the motive behind the killing could not be known immediately.
A 42-year-old Rohingya refugee was shot dead allegedly by assailants at Balukhali camp in Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Shah, a resident of Modhur Chhora camp-17 in Balukhali. Read: Rohingya boatman hacked to death in Cox's Bazar Deceased’s wife Sazeda Begum said that the assailants shot Mohammad Shah while he was talking over the phone near a shop in the camp in the Modhur Chhora area at 5pm on Wednesday and fled immediately. Later, he was rushed to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival, said Sheikh Md Ali, officer-in-charge of Ukhiya police station. The body was kept in the hospital morgue for an autopsy, he said. "Efforts are on to identify and nab the killers,” said the OC.