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Crime

Ex-govt employee, son hacked in Dhaka residence

Ex-govt employee, son hacked in Dhaka residence

Armed assailants forced into the residence of a retired government employee and hacked the veteran and his son in Sabujbagh area of Dhaka early today. The injured were Abul Hossain, 67, a retired assistant director of Bangladesh’s Board of Investment, and his son Ahad Hossain, 45. They were attending treatments at a Dhaka hospital. The...

Jhut trader killed in Dhaka, wife held

Jhut trader killed in Dhaka, wife held

Masked assailants stabbed dead a businessman in Mirpur area of Dhaka in the wee hours of today. The deceased was Gias Uddin, 35, a jhut trader dealing with garments’ waste and a resident of block-C in Jhutpatti area of Mirpur-10, according to police. Gias’ wife whose name could not be known immediately was detained over...

15 Bangladeshis rescued from Benapole frontier

15 Bangladeshis rescued from Benapole frontier

A total of 15 Bangladeshis including eight women and three children were rescued from Benapole this morning while being trafficked into India. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued them from the Pukhali border under Benapole Police Station. No one was held in connection to the incident. BGB received intelligence on the trafficking and rescued them from...

50,000 Yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

50,000 Yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 50,000 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets worth around Tk 1.5 crore from Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar early today. BGB received intelligence of an organised effort to smuggle in the Yaba from Myanmar along Naf river, said Abuzer Al Jahid, commanding officer of 42nd BGB battalion. On-patrol, troopers spotted a...

2 brothers hacked dead by cousins in Mymensingh

2 brothers hacked dead by cousins in Mymensingh

Two siblings were hacked dead and another injured when a quarrel with their cousins reached armed fight in Nandail upazila of Mymensingh this morning. Tofazzal Miah, 45, and Swapan Miah, 32, sons of late Sarafat Ali. The deceased were rickshaw-pullers in Dhaka by profession, police say. Their elder brother, Abdus Sattar, had an altercation with...

5 Afghan men executed for rape

5 Afghan men executed for rape

Five Afghan men have been executed for gang-raping four women, in a case that has sparked national outrage. Officials say the men were executed in Pul-e-Charkhi prison east of Kabul. A sixth man convicted of unrelated crimes was also hanged. Calls for Afghan gang-rape hangings to be stayed http://t.co/eJIQwf6By0 — francis zhang (@francis201155) October 8, 2014 The...

Editorial

The old menace returns

ONCE a scourge during national holidays in the past, gangs of criminals who employed medicines to render their victims unconscious, some of whom dying in the process, are now back in vogue this year. According to what has been published in a national Bangla daily, we understand that there have been more than 380 such reported cases in the month of September and two unfortunate individuals have met their deaths. We are informed by the police that special squads...

BITTER TRUTH

Surging crime and rule of corruption

VIOLENCE, crime and corruption of all types are searing the land. Coming up with increasing frequency, grisly incidents of killing, abduction, rape, ransom have put a blot on the image of the country. On the other hand our political leaders are parading themselves before the media saying little relevant but much incendiary. A Bangla daily editorialised on September 3 last that in the first six months in the current year, 2,263 murders were committed in the country. Let me cite...

Abducted Jubo League man’s body found in Munshiganj

Abducted Jubo League man’s body found in Munshiganj

The dilapidated and tied up body of a local Jubo League leader who was abducted on Thursday was found from Louhajang upazila of Munshiganj today. The body of Rafiqul Islam Rafiq, 32, cultural secretary of Louhajang upazila Jubo League, youth wing of ruling Awami League, was found with the tendons of hands and legs severed and tied up, police said. He was abducted from Kazir Pagla Kader road in the upazila yesterday (Thursday) morning, our Munshiganj correspondent reports quoting Tofazzal Hossain, the officer-in-charge of Louhajang Police Station. “We found Rafiq’s sandals and three masks, used by the abductors, from the area yesterday evening. There was blood on the spot,” the police official...

Hindu idols desecrated in Natore

Hindu idols desecrated in Natore

Miscreants attacked a temple in Baraigram upazila of Natore and desecrated Hindu idols last night, weeks ahead of the Durga Puja. The incident took place at Jorai Durga Temple located in Joraigram area. The locals informed police after the incident this morning, our Natore correspondent reports. The idols of Durga, Ganesh and Kartik were desecrated, said Chittoronjon Saha, the Natore unit president of Puja Udjapon Committee. “The miscreants attacked sometime around midnight on Thursday. This is an usual incident ahead of the Durga Puja. Every year miscreants damage some idols in Natore,” Saha said. “Last year, they desecrated idols in Chondrokola and Kakolia areas. This non-stop attacks on Hindu temples have become a...

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