A Cumilla court on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in 2012. The condemned convict is Moazzem Hossain Bhuiya Sumon, 30, son of Sheikh Ahmed Bhuiya of Chouddagram upazila. Cumilla Woman and Child Repression Prevention Tribunal Judge Mohammad Abdullah Al Mamun handed down the punishment. Also Read: Kushtia rape and murder: Condemned convict hanged at Kashimpur Jail The court also fined him Tk 10,000. According to the prosecution, Sumon demanded Tk one lakh from his wife Rozina as dowry. As she refused to provide the money, Sumon stabbed Rozina indiscriminately on February 26, 2012, leaving her dead. Rozina’s sister Sharmin Akter lodged a complaint with Chouddagram Police. Police later registered a case.
A man allegedly killed his wife and minor daughter over a family feud in Domar upazila of the district on Wednesday afternoon. The accused also stabbed his mother-in-law and threw his 14-day-old baby boy identified as Yasin Islam in a pond during the incident, creating a scene in the area. Ziarul Islam, 30, also attempted to end his own life by stabbing himself following the incident. The ill-fated housewife identified as Ratna Begum, 26, and her two-year-old daughter Yasmin Ara, were residents of Pachhim Boragari village in the upazila. Local people said Ratna along with her husband and children had been staying at her father’s house at Nimojkhana Hartaktala village since before the delivery of son Yasin. Ziarul, a carpenter by profession, wanted to take his family members away to his house on Wednesday morning and was locked in a quarrel with his wife over the issue. At one point of the brawl, the unruly Ziarul stabbed his wife and daughter with a sharp knife, leaving them dead on the spot, they said. The accused also stabbed the mother-in-law while she was trying to save Ratna and Yasmin. Ziarul unbelievably threw his newborn baby in the pond. Yasin is now undergoing treatment at Upazila Health Complex. Read: BCL leader stabbed to death in Rangamati Aminul Islam Rimun, chairman of Boragari Union Parishad, said an argument between the couple was settled through arbitration around three months back. The argument led to the killing, he suspected. Md Mahmud un-Nabi, Officer-in-charge (OC) of Domar Police Station, said the bodies were sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH) morgue for autopsy. Ziarul is undergoing treatment at the RMCH while the two others at the Upazila Health Complex, he said adding that no case was yet filed in this connection.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday filed a case against a police inspector and his wife over corruption charges. They are Md Shahjahan, an inspector of industrial police Chattogram region and ex-OC of Lohagara police station, and his wife Ferdousi Akter. Md Atikul Alam, Deputy Director of ACC’s Chattogram office, filed the case. “According to their wealth statements, they acquired wealth worth Tk 1.5 crore beyond their known sources of income. The ACC has filed the case as these allegations have been primarily proved,” said Atikul. According to ACC, Shahjahan joined the police force in 1990. ACC first learned about Shahjahan’s illegal wealth while an allegation of corruption by him was proved in 2017 when Shahjahan was the OC of Lohagara police station. In his wealth statement, Shahjahan showed his movable and immovable properties to be worth Tk 2.65 crore. While he showed Tk 78.50 lakh as his total income since joining police, he claimed that he had spent Tk 26 lakh since then. The ACC found Tk 1.25 crore in Shahjahan’s possession beyond his known sources of income. Besides, the ACC asked Shahjahan’s wife Ferdousi Akter to submit her wealth statement on March 14, 2019, which she did on April 17 of the same year. In the case statement, the ACC said that Ferdousi showed Tk 2.30 crore as her income through using the names of fake poultry and fish businesses.
The wife of an Islamic University teacher has been found dead at her residence in Kamalapur area of Kushtia town, police said on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Nurjahan Parvin Minu, 40, wife of Nazrul Islam, an associate professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in Islamic University (IU). Deceased’s brother Jahangir Hossain Milon said they found Nurjahan lying dead on the floor in her room after breaking the locked door as they didn’t get any response from her on Monday night. He also alleged Nurjahan's husband Nazrul is a drug-addict and used to assault Nurjahan throughout their marriage. READ: IU teachers decline to take combined admission test this year Jahangir said Nazrul had brutally beaten and strangled her sister to death. After the murder, the scarf was hung with the fan to prove it as suicide, he added. He claimed that his sister had bruises on various parts of her body. The body was sent to Kushtia General Hospital for an autopsy, said Sabbirul Alam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kushtia Model police station. The OC said they suspect the woman committed suicide. “It can be ascertained after an autopsy,” he added.
A Tangail court on Monday has sentenced a man to death for killing his wife, demanding dowry. Judge Khaleda Yasmin of the Tangail Women and Child Abuse Suppression Tribunal passed the order. Special Public Prosecutor (PP) Ali Ahmed of Women and Child Abuse Suppression Tribunal, said that Riaz Uddin, 35, resident of Garobazar area of Tangail’s Ghatail upazila, brutally tortured his wife Liza Akter, 20, demanding a dowry of Tk 10,000, on August 10, 2009. She was later admitted to a local hospital where she died on August 26 while undergoing treatment. READ: 2 workers killed in Tangail mini landslide Meanwhile on August 19 that year, Liza's brother Azahar Ali filed a case against Riaz. On November 20, the police submitted a charge sheet to the court but Riaz was out on bail and has been on the run ever since.
The order to suspend a train ticket checker for fining three ticketless travellers on Dhaka-bound “ Sundarban Express” will be withdrawn , Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan said on Sunday amid call for his resignation for the unfair action against the TTE. He also said that he felt embarrassed by the phone call his newly married wife made to a railway official getting involved in the incident. “A probe has already been ordered to into the matter and how they (the ticketless travellers) lodged a written complaint so quickly,” he told reporters at Rail Bhaban. “Action against those responsible will be taken after the investigation,” he said adding a show-cause notice has been issued against Nasir Uddin, Pakshi divisional railway commercial officer (DCO) to explain why he suspended the travelling ticket examiner (TTE) Shafiqul Islam. READ: Not involved in TTE suspension, passengers were not my relatives: Sujan Shafiqul, who works at Bangladesh Railway’s Pakshey Division, was suspended on Friday, a day after he fined three individuals for travelling in an air conditioned coach without tickets claiming that they were relatives of the railway minister. Angered by the fine the three lodged a complaint to the railway authorities accusing the TTE of “misbehaving” with them. The suspension of the TTE in which the railway minister’s wife reportedly had a role touched off widespread criticism on the social media with Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) calling on the minister to leave office to allow a fair investigation into the incident. Talking to reporters on Saturday the minister denied that the ticketless travellers are his relatives. A day later on Sunday he changed his statement though. Replying to a question over denying the passengers as his relatives, the minister said “Now I have come to know that those who were travelling by the train are relatives of my wife.” “Since I got married for the second time nine months ago I had to talk to my wife for their identity. Until Saturday I was totally unaware of it,” he added. “My wife complained about the ‘misbehavior’ of the TTE but did not talk about the suspension. Whatever she did without informing me was not right and it embarrassed me,” he said. Responding another question whether Bangladesh Railway should award the TTE Sujan said may be he would be awarded or promoted. Earlier on Saturday, the minister claimed to have no involvement in the suspension of a TTE Shafiqul Islam, over “misbehaving with passengers”. On Friday, news broke of a TTE on a train being suspended for fining three people claiming to be railway minister’s relatives who were travelling without tickets. The TTE was said to have been suspended over a phone call without being given a chance to even defend himself. Sujan also claimed that he is not aware of the suspension of the railway official. Meanwhile, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has condemned the suspension of a TTE. TIB in a press release on Saturday said that “As such a situation has arisen involving the Railway Minister and the ticketless passengers used his identity, he should resign from his position temporarily for the sake of a fair and impartial investigation into the incident.”
A Chattogram court on Wednesday sentenced a man to life term in jail for killing his wife in Chattogram city in 2015. The lifer is Abdus Sattar, of Cummila district. Chattogram Metropolitan Sessions Judge Sheikh Ashfaqur Rahman handed down the judgement in the presence of the accused. The court also fined the convict Tk 50,000, in default, to serve jail for another six months. Abdus strangled his wife Shaheda Aktar to death and hanged the body from the ceiling fan trying to show it as suicide, said Chattogram Metropolitan Public Prosecutor (PP) Fakhruddin Chowdhury. READ: Man gets life term for killing wife in Natore On August 4 in 2015, police recovered the hanging body of Shaheda from their home at Khulsi area of the city. Later, police arrested Abdus in connection with the killing. And during primary interrogation, he confessed to his crime. A case was filed at Khulsi police staion in this regard. Police submitted chargesheet against him on October 28 the same year. On August 4 in 2016, the court framed charges against the convict.
A couple succumbed to their injuries on Monday sustained from an explosion in the compressor of the fridge at their home at Konapara in the capital’s Jatrabari area on April 20. The deceased were identified as Abdul Karim, 30, Khadiza Akter, 25. “Khadiza with 95 percent body burns breathed her last around 4 am and Karim with 54 percent burns around 6 am,” said Dr Ayub Hossain, resident surgeon of Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery. Also read: 2 children hurt in bomb explosion in Jashore Their daughter Fatema Akter, 2, with 35 percent burns is being treated at the same hospital and her condition is critical too, said Dr Ayub Hossain. On April 20, around 3:30 am the explosion occurred at the kitchen of Karim and Khadiza’s house while they were having seheri, said Karim’s brother Kamal Hossain. Three of them were admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery around 5:30 am, he said. Also read: Jatrabari explosion: 1 succumbs to burns
Police arrested a woman on Saturday night for burning her husband to death by pouring boiling water over him as he slept in Feni. The arrestee was identified as Khadija binte Shams Rupa Chowdhury, wife of deceased Kausar Alam Taimur, 55. Taimur, a former cricketer of Feni Friendship Cricket Club and son of Abu Tyeb Chowdhury from Shaheed Selina Parvin Road, succumbed to his burn injuries on Sunday around 12 pm at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery. Also read: 2 arrested for raping teenager in Gazipur Rupa was arrested after a case was filed at Feni model police station following a complaint received from Taimur’s brother Tanjur Chowdhury, said Nizam Uddin, Officer-in-Charge of Feni model police station. Tanjur Chowdhury said, around 5 am on April 11, Rupa and Taimur were having a fight over a family feud that was long going on between them. “After hearing my brother’s cries we rushed to their room and found him burnt by boiling water. He was first taken to Feni General Hospital then referred to Chattogram Medical College Hospital and later was admitted to Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery with 70 % body burn,” he said. Also read: Daughter, contract killer arrested for murder of mother in Gazipur Taimur’s family claimed he had left a statement in his deathbed signed by him that said, ”I, Kausar Alam Chowdhury consciously said my wife Rupa Chowdhury is involved in this incident. She poured hot water on me while I was sleeping with the intention of killing me." However, accused Rupa denied her involvement in this incident saying someone conspired against her.
A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his wife and teenage son to death in Gazipur, police said on Tuesday. The arrestee has been identified as Md Mofiz, a rickshaw puller hailing from Rambhadrapur village in Mymensingh. "He was arrested around 11pm on Monday from a rickshaw garage in the capital's Noyatola Ambagh area in Tejgaon," said Ismail Hossain, officer-in-charge of Gacha police station. Also read: Man to die for killing wife in Feni On Sunday, Mofiz allegedly stabbed his wife Rahima Begum (40) and their son Rokon (16) to death in the Kalmeshwar area of Gazipur over a family feud. He had been absconding since the crime and had even shaved his beard to hide his identity, said OC Ismail. Also read: Man to die for killing ex-wife in Khulna On Monday afternoon, a murder case was filed at Gacha police station on a complaint from Rahima’s brother Rashedul Islam. "Subsequently, we nabbed him," the OC said.