6 Jamaat-Shibir men detained in Ctg
Staff Correspondent, Ctg
Police yesterday detained six Jamaat-Shibir men in Satkania upazila of Chittagong.
The arrestees are Selim Uddin, 20, Nurul Islam, 32, Mahabubul Karim, 41, Jafar Ahmed, 37, Amjad Hossain, 25, and Sirajul Islam, 45.
Police conducted overnight drives in different areas of the upazila and nabbed the six who are accused in a case filed for exploding bombs and assaulting police in the upazila on December 12 last year, said Osman Gani, sub-inspector of Satkania Police Station.
CU students demand continuation of classes during blockades
Students of Chittagong University yesterday demanded that the authorities concerned continue academic activities during country-wide blockades and shutdowns.
The students brought out a procession from CU central library and also formed a human chain to press home their demand before CU Registrar building.
Classes resumed yesterday after last three months of different political programmes.
Shuvo Dey, a finance and banking student, said session jam would be created if such situation continued.
RCC councillor arrested for hurling abuse at police
Staff Correspondent, Rajshahi
A ward councillor of Rajshahi City Corporation and four BNP activists were arrested yesterday for hurling abuse at policemen at Boalia Police Station.
SM Mahbubul Haque Pavel is a pro-BNP councillor of ward no-8.
Pavel was intoxicated when he went to the police station around 2:00am for persuading the officers to release a BNP activist, who was arrested Friday afternoon during a drive on the charge of creating post-poll violence. When they refused to free him, Pavel with the others started using abusive language, said Ziaur Rahman, the officer-in-charge.
Warehouse gutted by fire in Gazipur
Our Correspondent, Gazipur
Warehouse of a dyeing factory was gutted by a fire at Konabari BISIC in Gazipur city yesterday.
Fire fighters doused the fire that started at the warehouse of Shadhin Dyeing, Knitting and Composite Ltd after one and an half hours at 10:30am, said fire service officials.
Cause of the fire and extent of damage could not be estimated immediately.
Fire guts 10 bamboo houses in Ctg
Staff Correspondent, Ctg
Ten tin-roofed bamboo houses were burnt down at Boalkhali upazila in Chittagong yesterday.
The fire originated from an electric short-circuit at one of the houses at Natikerghat village in Kodurkhil around 12:15pm and soon spread to the others, said fire service officials. The officials estimated the damage at around Tk 8 lakh.
Fire fighters doused the fire around 2:30pm.