The body of a newlywed woman was recovered from her residence in Pallabi area of Dhaka on Sunday (March 03, 2024) evening. The deceased was identified as Mahfuza Motaleb, wife of Aminul Islam. Pallabi police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Apurbo Hasan said Aminul and Mahfuza got married around three months back. Read more: Father, son found dead in Dhaka’s Badda Quoting Mahfuza’s family, the OC said Aminul used to torture Mahfuza demanding dowry since their marriage as his mother-in-law has an FDR of Tk 7 lakh. On Sunday evening, Aminul phoned Mahfuza’ family asking to come to his residence as she fell sick. When they reached their home they found her dead. On information, a police team recovered the body from the house and sent to Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy, the police officer said. Police, however, arrested the husband in this connection and Mahfuza’s family filed a case. Read more: Mother, daughter hacked to death in Gopalganj
Police recovered the hanging bodies of a man and his son in the capital’s Badda area on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Gias Uddin, 70, a retired school teacher aad his son Rakib Hossain, 30, an electrician, hailing from Narayanganj’s Araihajar upazila. They used to live in a house near Beraid Jele Para of Badda Police Station. 2-month-long ban on fishing in Padma-Meghna sanctuary starts March 1 Badda Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Yasin Gazi on Thursday said Rakib was supposed to go to a wedding ceremony yesterday, but he did not go and his classmate one Harun went to his house at 8:15 pm. Seeing the door of the house closed, Harun and his other classmates broke open the door only to find them hanging from the ceiling, said the OC quoting relatives. On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy, he said. Man gets life term for raping university student in Khulna Initially, it was known from the locals that both father and son often got involved in disputes over small issues, the OC added. Legal action will be taken in this regard, OC Yasin said.
A woman and her SSC examinee daughter were hacked to death over land dispute in Durgapur village under Gopalganj sadar upazila on Sunday (February 18, 2024) night. The deceased were identified as Beauty Begum, 40, and her daughter Lamia, 16, of Durgapur village under Jalalabad union of the upazila. The daughter was an SSC examinee from Khalia United Academy. Police and locals there had been a long dispute between Lamia’s father Tuku and her uncle Harun over ancestral land in the village. Around 7:30 am on Sunday, as Lamia entered uncle Harun’s yard while talking on her mobile phone he asked her to leave the yard and hurled abusive words, leading to an altercation between Lamia’s mother Beauty and her uncle. Read more: Man killed ‘by daughter’ in Chuadanga, wife, daughter held At one stage of the altercation over the matter, Harun, equipped with sharp weapons, hacked Beauty and Lamia, leaving them critically injured. Hearing their screams, locals rushed in and took them to 250-bed Adhunik Hospital in Sadar upazila where physicians declared them dead upon arrival. Sadar police station Officer-in-Charge (investigation) Harun-Or-Rashid though the accused and his family went into hiding shortly after the murders police managed to arrest Harun. The bodies were sent to the Sadar hospital morgue for autopsy, the police officer added. Read more: Man hacked to death over extramarital affair in Rangpur
A five-year-old boy was burned to death in a fire which broke out at a house at Ashulia in Savar, on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Sakib, son of Nizamuddin of Pandhoa area in Savar. Palli Bidyut Samity officials injured as angry customers attack them in Savar Station Manager of Jirabo fire station Sayem said,a fire broke out at a house at noon and spread to the three other tin-shed rooms in the area. On information, a firefighting unit rushed to the spot and extinguished the blaze around 1 pm. 111 BNP leaders, activists sued in Savar Nur Alam Mia, sub-inspector of Ashulia Police Station, said the firefighters recovered the charred body of the child who was kept locked at his house as his parents went out for work leaving their child alone. Primarily it is suspected that the fire might have originated from an electric short circuit, he said. 2 dead as pick up van hits tree in Savar
No fresh death due to dengue was reported in Bangladesh in the 24 hours till Sunday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). However, fourteen more patients were hospitalised with viral fever during this period, according to the DGHS. 8 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs Of them, five were admitted in Dhaka hospitals, while the rest were outside the capital. A total of 115 dengue patients, including 53 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country. 3 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs So far, 1,224 dengue cases have been reported since January 1, 2024. Last year, a total of 1,705 people lost their lives due to dengue, making it the deadliest year on record. 20 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs The DGHS recorded 321,179 dengue cases and 3,18,749 recoveries last year. Last year’s September was the deadliest month for the dengue outbreak, with 396 fatalities and 79,598 cases, according to DGHS data.
Bangladesh reported 47 more COVID-19 cases in 24 hours till Friday morning. With the new numbers, the country's total COVID-19 caseload rose to 2,047,4487, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 33 more cases in 24hrs The official death toll from the disease remained unchanged at 29,483 as no new fatalities were reported during this period. The daily case test positivity rate stood at 5.64 per cent as 833 samples were tested, said the DGHS. Bangladesh reports one more Covid-19 death, 34 cases in 24hrs The recovery and death rates remained unchanged at 98.40 per cent and 1.44 per cent, respectively. COVID-19: Bangladesh reports 25 more cases in 24hrs
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of noted actor Ahmed Reza Rubel. Actor Ahmed Rubel no more She prayed for the peace of the departed soul and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved family members, according to press wing of the PMO. Rubel felt sick after arriving at the Star Cineplex in Dhaka’s Bashundhara City shopping complex for the premiere of his latest movie, "Peyarar Subash" this evening. Taposh condoles death of ex-Chandpur lawmaker Shamsul Haque Bhuiyan Later, he was taken to the city's Square Hospital, where doctors declared him dead around 6:00 pm. Veteran journalist Abdul Wahed Khan passes away
No fresh death due to dengue was reported in Bangladesh in the 24 hours till Wednesday morning, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). However, 20 more patients were hospitalised with the viral fever during this period, according to the DGHS. Dengue: 14 more patients hospitalised in 24hrs Of them, nine were admitted in Dhaka hospitals, while the rest were outside the capital. A total of 113 dengue patients, including 42 in the capital, are now receiving treatment at hospitals across the country. 25 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs So far, 1055 dengue cases have been reported since January 1, 2024. Last year, a total of 1,705 people lost their lives due to dengue, making it the deadliest year on record. The DGHS recorded 321,179 dengue cases and 3,18,749 recoveries last year. 14 more dengue patients hospitalised in 24hrs Last year’s September was the deadliest month for the dengue outbreak, with 396 fatalities and 79,598 cases, according to DGHS data.
Former lawmaker from Cumilla-5 (Burichang-Brahmanpara) constituency Advocate Abul Hashem Khan passed away early Wednesday. He was 68. He breathed his last around 5:10 am while undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital, his daughter Nazia Hashem Tanzi said. Mymensingh city election, Cumilla city mayoral by-polls on March 9: EC Abdus Salam Beg, Youth and Sports Affairs Secretary of Cumilla South unit Awami League, said he will be buried at his family graveyard after Asr prayers on Thursday. Awami League candidate Abul Hashem Khan contested the 12th parliamentary election with 'boat symbol' and lost to independent candidate M A Jaher. However, he was sick and hospitalized before the election and could not get involved in election campaign. LGRD minister Tajul Islam secures win in Cumilla-9 Hashem was picked by the ruling Awami League for the by-election to the constituency following the death of then MP Abdul Matin Khasru on April 14, 2021. He was elected unopposed in the by-election on 14 July in the same year. Abul Hashem Khan was born on December 31, 1955 in Burichang. Supporter of ‘boat’ candidate found dead in Cumilla During his long political career, he held several important posts in Burichang Upazila Awami League.
A ninth-grader died after falling off the rooftop of a ten-storey building while playing cricket in Chawk Bazar area of Chattogram city on Monday. The deceased was identified as Monam Samad Tahmin, 15, daughter of Haider Ali of the area. She was a student at Madarbari City Girls High School in the city. Woman electrocuted in Chattogram The victim’s father Haider Ali said he left home around 9 am for work in Agrabad area. His daughter took Tk50 for transport from him to school. He said his wife went to drop the younger daughter at another school. Later, he received news that his daughter had fallen from the building. Bean produced in Chattogram’s Sitakunda exported to Italy for the first time Haider Ali also said Tahmin was short-sighted, so she wore glasses. His daughter even felt dizzy when she stood under the sun, Haider Ali said. Mohammad Wali Uddin Akbar, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chawk Bazar Police Station, said they recovered the body and sent it to the Chittagong Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy. BPL 2024: Chattogram's winning streak continue “Whether it is a suicide or accident will be known upon investigation,” added the OC.