A mother has passed 2022 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams alongside her son at Sultanpur village in Khanmorich union under Pabna’s Bhangura upazila. The woman has been identified as Monjuara Khatun, wife of Abdur Rahim, a van driver. Monjuara’s education was disrupted due to getting married at an early age. She resumed her studies after some 20 years, while in the process of educating her two children. Family members credit her sheer willpower for her success in SSC exams. Monjuara has obtained GPA 4.93 out of 5 from Shamima Jafar Fisheries Institute in the district’s Tarash upazila, while her son Mehedi Hasan has received GPA 4.89 from the vocational department of Bhangura’s BM School and College. Read: SSC Results 2022: 2,975 institutions achieve 100% pass rate, none passed from 50 “I couldn’t study much as my parents married me off 20 years ago, due to acute poverty. I was interested in education once again, seeing my children study. Without my husband’s immense support, I couldn’t have succeeded in SSC,” said an ecstatic Monjuara. Monjuara added that she wants to study up to the degree level, but is unsure if she will be able to do so due to the economic condition of her family. Monjuara’s son Mehedi was proud of his mother’s achievement, saying that there is no age for education. Her husband Rahim was also overjoyed and affirmed that he will support Monjuara’s education at any cost. Read: Mymensingh girl commits suicide over SSC result “Mehedi is a regular student of my institution. The news of him and his mother passing the SSC exams together is a very happy one,” said Mofazzal Hossain, Principal of Khanmorich BM School and College. Nahid Hasan Khan, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Bhangura, said that Monjuara’s success story is important for the locality and will inspire a lot of women like her.
Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) on Wednesday recovered remains of five-year-old Ayat, who was kidnaped and murdered in Chattogram, from a canal in the city. The remains were fished from a canal along the sea on Akmal Ali Road in the city after conducting a drive for the sixth day this noon, said Superintendent of PBI Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) Naima Sultana. “Details will be shared later,” she added. Read more: Ayat murder in Ctg: Accused’s parents put on 3-day remand On November 25, PBI arrested Abir Ali, 20, for kidnapping and murdering Alina Islam Ayat 10 days after she went missing. Illias Khan, PBI inspector in Chattogram, said that Abir Ali, an ex-tenant of the victim’s family, kidnapped the girl on November 15 for ransom on her way to a mosque where she used to learn Arabic at Bandartila area in Chattogram. Ali strangled the girl to death and later he chopped her into six pieces after taking to a residence on Akmal Ali Road in the city. He subsequently dumped the body wrapped in two bags on a beach in the city’s Kattali area, the PBI officer said. Read more: PBI yet to recover Ayat’s remains The victim’s father, Sohel Rana, lodged a general diary at the local police station after she went missing, police said. Abir was put on another seven-day remand on Monday on completion of his two-day remand. Abir’s parents van puller Azharul Islam and his wife Aleya Begum were placed on a on a three-day remand on Tuesday.
A ninth-grader allegedly committed suicide in Kaunia Club Road area in Barishal city on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Manishankar Moon, an adopted son of Manash Kumar Roy, assistant professor of Kakardha Dalil Uddin Ahmed Degree College in Bakerganj. Read more: Thakurgaon girl ‘commits suicide’ over SSC result He was a student of class IX of Udayan Secondary School. Haridas Nag, Inspector (Investigation) of Kaunia police station said that Moon returned home on Tuesday and told his mother that teachers asked to cut his hair and beard and he will not be allowed to sit for the exam if he doesn’t follow their instruction.. Moon's family members also scolded him for not giving attention to his studies. Being agitated, Moon locked the door of his room around 8:30pm and hanged himself from the grill with a rope any time at night. Read more: Mymensingh girl commits suicide over SSC result Moon's family members informed cops as he did not respond despite repeated knocks on the door Wednesday morning, the officer said. "Police broke open the room and found the body hanging from the grill next to his reading table,” said the inspector. Police recovered the body and sent it to the Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
An activist of Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS) was shot dead allegedly by armed miscreants at Newlonkor Dari Para in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati district on Wednesday. The deceased was identified Sukhen Chakma, son of Mangal Chakma of the village. Nurul Alam, officer-in-charge of Sajek Police Station, said a group of miscreants opened fire on Sukhen when he along with his cousin Sajeeb Chakma was passing through the area on a motorbike around 9 am, leaving Sukhen dead on the spot and Sajeeb injured. Read: Ayat murder: Accused again put on 7-day remand Sajeeb was taken to a local hospital. Tridip Chakma, organizing secretary of Baghaichhari upazila unit JSS, blamed United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) for the killing while the UPDF regional leader Arjent Chakma denied the allegation. Abdul Awal, senior assistant superintendent of Baghaichhari Police (Sajek circle), said security has been beeped up in the area following the incident. Read: UPDF man shot dead in JSS-UPDF ‘gunfight’ in Rangamati
Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) has taken strict security measures marking the ruling Awami League's upcoming rally in the Port City on December 4, when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to be present as chief guest. Three layers of security will be established around the rally venue at Railway Polo Ground, CMP Commissioner Krishnapad Roy told reporters after visiting it on Tuesday. The CMP commissioner said, “We are on high alert marking the PM’s rally in the city.” Read more: DMP gives BNP 26 conditions for holding Dec 10 rally at Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan PM Hasina last addressed an AL rally in the Port City on March 28, 2012 at the same venue. Around 7,500 policemen will be deployed across the city. Among them, 6,000 members will be in charge of security in the entire Chattogram city including the polo ground. Another 1,500 policemen will be deployed outside the city to strengthen the security, he added. "We are keeping an eye on everything. So we can say that there is no news or fear of sabotage.” Meanwhile, the stage construction work is underway at the venue. The construction of the 160 feet long 'boat-shaped' stage started on November 15. Read more:PM instructed to move BCL council from Dec 8 to 6 to facilitate BNP’s Dhaka rally: Quader Awami League leaders are expecting that about 10 lakh people will join the rally. Awami League presidium member and former minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain said, “In the last 14 years, the Prime Minister has made a lot of progress in Chattogram. People will spontaneously join the rally to express gratitude for this development.” The Polo Ground will become a human sea on December 4 due to the rally, hoped the veteran AL leader. Several initiatives have been taken by the City Corporation to welcome the Prime Minister in the city, said Chattogram City Corporation Mayor Rezaul Karim. The Police Commissioner said that the Special Security Force (SSF), which is responsible for the PM's security, is supervising the entire arrangement of the rally. As per their suggestion, there will be police in plain clothes along with uniformed police. Besides, there will be CCTV cameras and drones. In short, there will be maximum security throughout the city. Those who will come to the procession on the day of the rally, where to park their cars will be informed later, he added.
A 14-year-old madrasa boy was electrocuted while trying to tie the Brazil flag to a tree near his house on Tuesday. "The accident occurred in Pitambar Bashi village of Panti Union of the upazila. Read more: Argentine fan electrocuted to death while hanging flag in Laxmipur "Mithu Sheikh, son of Shahid Sheikh in the area," Md. Mohsin Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kumarkhali police station, said. Mithu was a student of class nine of Dansa Mahur Ali Dakhil Madrasa. Read more: Cox's Bazar: Football fan falls to death while hanging Brazil flag Mithu climbed the tree to hang the Brazilian flag on the top of the betel nut tree around 1:20 pm. At that time, he got electrified and fell from the tree. Locals rescued him and took him to Kushtia General Hospital where doctors declared him dead, added the OC.
A girl allegedly committed suicide after failing the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination in Molanipara village of Thakurgaon Sadar upazila on Monday. Shrabanti Rani,15, daughter of Ramesh Chandra of the village, appeared in the SSC examination from Mathurapur High School. Read more: Mymensingh girl commits suicide over SSC result Kamal Hossain, officer-in-charge of sadar police station said that Shrabanti's family members scolded her after learning that she failed to pass the exam. Shrabanti killed herself after swallowing pesticide after that, added the OC. Read more: Barishal student ‘commits suicide’ after failing in exam
Authorities have suspended an in-charge of Charbhadrasan upazila food warehouse in connection with the embezzlement of rice on Monday. The suspended officer is Sanwar Hossain. A case has also been filed at Charbhadrasan police station against Sanwar Hossain and security guard Rafiqul Islam. Read more: Letter sent to Commerce Ministry for allowing import of additional 20,000 tonnes of rice Md. Tarikuzzaman, acting food controller of Faridpur district ,said a three-member probe committee headed by Madaripur District Food Controller Md. Ismail Hossain was formed to investigate the complaint raised against Sanwar Hossain. Tarikuzzaman said the probe committee submitted its report on Monday afternoon. Sanwar Hossain was suspended as the investigation committee found his involvement in the embezzlement. Read more: OMS will continue till rice market is stable: Food Minister Earlier on November 23, Dhaka Divisional Regional Food Controller Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Acting District Food Controller Md. Tarikuzzaman, Madaripur District Food Controller Md. Ismail Hossain and Charabdrasan Upazila Food Controller Rezaul Alam visited the food depot and sealed it after detecting irregularities.
A 16-year old boy in Chandpur sadar upazila was stabbed to death on Monday night allegedly by his friend following an argument over Argentina’s match against Mexico in Qatar World Cup. The deceased was identified as Mehedi Hasan, a student of class X and son of Helal Bepari from South Nanupur village. The incident occurred around 7 pm in front of Amin Beprai’s house in the village, said police. Mehedi was declared dead when he was taken to Chandpur Government General Hospital. “He had three stabbing injuries on his chest," said duty doctor Omar Faruq. With the help of locals, police detained accused Barkat, 20, and seized the knife he used for stabbing, said A Rashid, Officer-in-Charge of sadar model police station. Mehedi’s father Helal said Barkat had beaten his son over a heated argument while watching the World Cup match on Sunday night. “ Barkat called Mehedi from home today and severely stabbed him,” he said. Additional Superintendent of police (finance and crime) Sudipto Roy said according to locals they were friend and neighbours. “They had a fight over personal issues and the accused has confessed to stabbing Mehedi in primary questioning. More information can be known after investigation,” he said.
A fire that broke out at a textile mill in Gazipur early Tuesday is now under control but could not be doused completely. The fire started around 12 am inside a cotton warehouse of Shamim Textile Mill at Bhabanipur area in Sadar upazila, said Md Belal Hossain, warehouse inspector of Sreepur Fire Service. Read more: 20 hurt in Jashore jute mill fire Six firefighting units from Sreepur and Joydebpur started a strenuous effort to bring the fire under control immediately after being informed, he said. “It took time to bring the flames under control as there was cotton in the warehouse. It may take more time to extinguish the fire completely, but it will not spread anymore,” Abdullah Al Arefin, Deputy Assistant Director of Gazipur Fire Service, told UNB. The workers also helped to bring the fire under control, said the fire service official. Read more: Car servicing centre fire guts 5 vehicles, one restaurant in Rajshahi city Blaze doused after 2 hours No injury or casualty was reported but a huge amount of cotton was gutted, said Inspector Belal. The cause of the fire can be determined after an investigation, he said. Meanwhile, due to the fire, three more factories inside the same complex have remained closed. Kunal Kanti, General Manager of Shamim Textile Mill said they are estimating a loss above Tk 100 crore from the fire.