Dinajpur, Sept 15 (UNB) – A court here on Sunday sentenced a man to life term imprisonment for killing his daughter in 2010.
The convict is Nur Islam of Dior village in Birampur upazila.
The court also fined him Tk 5,000, in default, to suffer, six months more rigorous imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, Nur Zahan, 11, a physically challenged girl, was strangulated to death by her father over his extra-marital relationship.
Shamser Ali, grandfather of Nur Zahan, filed a case against Nur Islam.
After examining the records and witnesses, Dinajpur Additional District and session Judge-3 Anwarul Haque handed down the verdict.
Dhaka, Sep 15 (UNB) –Subrata Kumar Das, sub-registrar of Shahjadpur sub-registry office in Sirajganj, has been suspended on charge of misconduct and corruption.
Law and Justice Division under the Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry issued a notification in this regard.
His suspension order will come into effect immediately.
Mymensingh, Sept 14 (UNB)- A suspected drug peddler was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Hobirbari in Bhaluka upazila here early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Rubel, 31, son of Mujibur Rahman of Jamirdia village in the upazila.
Shah Kamal Akand, officer-in-charge of Detective Branch, said tipped off that a group of drug peddlers gathered in the area around 2:30am a team of police raided the area.
Sensing presence of the law enforcers, drug peddlers opened fire on them while fleeing the spot, forcing them to fire back in self-defense, the OC added.
Police recovered bullet-hit Rubel from the spot and took him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Police recovered 200 Yaba tablets and 100 gram heroin from the spot.
He was wanted in seven cases, he said.
Benapole, Sept 13 (UNB) – The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two Indians with $29,600 from the port area on Thursday.
BGB-49 Commanding Officer Lt Col Selim Reza said a BGB team searched a ‘Shyamoli Paribahan’ bus at Amrakhali acting on a tip-off and arrested Rakesh Mandal with $25,000 in the morning.
Rakesh is a resident of West Bengal. He was involved with Hundi business.
In a separate incident, BGB arrested another Indian national, Ashok Biswas, 29, of West Bengal, with $4,600 at Amrakhali at night.
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Magura, Sept 13 (UNB) – Police arrested a man for allegedly raping a schoolgirl at Digha village in Mohammadpur upazila on Thursday.
The arrestee was identified as Enamul Haque, 26, son of Humayun Fakir of the village.
He was a neighbour of the victim.
Enamul went to the girl’s house in the afternoon when she was alone and raped her, said Tarok Nath Biswas, officer-in-charge of Mohammadpur Police Station.
Locals rescued the girl hearing her screams and apprehended Enamul.
Police later arrested the man from the spot.
A case has been filed over the incident, the OC said.