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Pabna

Abducted boy found beheaded in Pabna

Police recovered the decapitated body of a boy at Vadra village in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna yesterday two days after he had been abducted. Md Abdullah Al Nur, 4, son of Abul Hosain, was picked up from in front of his residence at Choto Shalikha village in the upazila on Wednesday morning, said police. The beheaded body of Nur, whose hands were also amputated, was found beside Vadra Government Primary School. Following a case filed by the victim's father, police arrested six...

4 NGO staff killed in Tangail road crash

4 NGO staff killed in Tangail road crash

Four staff of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) were killed when a truck rammed a car carrying them in Kalihati upazila of Tangail this morning. The deceased are: car driver Mostofa Rahman and its passengers Hamidur Rahman, Mohammad Azimuddin and Mokhlesur Rahman, report our Tangail correspondent quoting Mohammad Akheruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge East Police...

Subhan involved in mass killing

A freedom fighter yesterday linked Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdus Subhan with a mass killing that had taken place at two villages in Pabna during the Liberation War in 1971. Momtaz Uddin Montu, from Pabna Sadar, said he had seen the Pakistan army shooting a person dead following a “signal” from Subhan when the intruding army was carrying out atrocities in neighbouring villages on May 11, 1971. Subhan organised the anti-liberation elements in Pabna immediately after the Pakistan army had taken over the...

Wartime Killing

Witness testifies against Subhan

An eyewitness yesterday testified that the Pakistani army shot his paternal uncle dead at his house in Pabna following Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdus Subhan's order during the Liberation War. Abdur Rahman Sarder, nephew of martyred Mohammad Ali Sarder of Sahapur village in Ishwardi, told International Crimes Tribunal-2 that his neighbour, Rajab Ali Biswas, was also killed on instructions from Subhan. Rahman, the 12th prosecution witness in Subhan's case, gave a heart-wrenching description of the atrocities committed in their village on May...

UP member shot dead in Pabna

UP member shot dead in Pabna

Miscreants gunned down a union parishad member at his house in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna early today. Deceased Faroque Hossain, 45, a member of Failjana union Parishad, was general secretary of BNP ward No. 2 of the union unit, said Subrata Kumar Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Chatmohar Police Station. Police detained Shahjahan Ali, chairman of the...

Pabna gun attack: Death toll rises to 4

Pabna gun attack: Death toll rises to 4

An activist of Awami Shramik League, who was shot by miscreants in Pabna Sadar upazila last night, succumbed this morning raising the death toll from the attack to four. Rafiqul Islam, 36, breathed his last on way to Dhaka from Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital around 6:00am, reports our Pabna correspondent quoting Akram Hossain,...

3 shot dead in Pabna

3 shot dead in Pabna

Three people were shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Ataikula upazila of Pabna this evening. Claiming the victims to be their activists, local Awami League leaders blamed the BNP-Jamaat men for the attack. The incident took place around 7:30pm at Puspopara Bazar, Akram Hossain, officer-in-charge of Ataikula Police Station, told our Pabna correspondent.  The deceased were...

1 killed, 500 houses damaged as storms lash Pabna, Jhenidah

1 killed, 500 houses damaged as storms lash Pabna, Jhenidah

Nor'wester lashed two upazilas of Pabna and Jhenidah on Wednesday night and early yesterday, leaving one killed and damaging at least 570 houses. Our Pabna correspondent reported that a school girl was killed and two others were injured as a nor'wester swept through ten villages of Chatmohar upazila at around 7:30pm on Wednesday.  The deceased...

War Trial of Subhan

Tortured victim testifies at tribunal

A war crimes victim yesterday testified that Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdus Subhan shot him after lining him and other detainees up at the premises of a school in Pabna during the Liberation War. Three of his chest bones were broken in the shooting, Rustam Ali told the International Crimes Tribunal-2. But that was not the end. Subhan also directed the Pakistani soldiers, who accompanied him in the incident on April 13, 1971, to charge him with bayonet, which left him senseless. Subhan also...

HSC examinee shot dead as villagers clash in Sirajganj

A Higher School Certificate (HSC) examinee was killed in a gunfight between two groups of villagers in Sirajganj this evening. Al Kama, 17, died on the spot, reports our Pabna correspondent.   The villagers of Ata Para and Bou Bazar got into a clash over establishing supremacy in the area around 7:00pm, Muktar Hossain, additional superintendent of police in Sirajganj, told The Daily Star.

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