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Killing

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...

Editorial

Tangail arson case mind-boggling

THE unrecognizable charred remains of a mother and her three girl children need no words to describe what a shocking savagery those poor souls were subjected to on the night of Monday. But so far as the reports go, the outrage was part of a revenge killing alleged to have been committed in a premeditated fashion by a neighbour named Jahangir Hossain who had wanted to marry the eldest of the three victim girls, Monira, but failed. The most disconcerting...

7 more held in deadly Tangail arson

7 more held in deadly Tangail arson

Police last night arrested seven more people in connection with the killing of a woman along with her three daughters in Tangail. The lawmen however are yet to arrest the prime suspect in the arson that killed the four early Wednesday, reports our Tangail correspondent. Of the arrestees, six were sent to jail by a...

KERANIGANJ FOUR-MURDER

2 key suspects confess role

2 key suspects confess role

The two prime suspects arrested over the killing of four of a family in Keraniganj today confessed their role in the murder of the couple and their children last Wednesday. They confessed to the murder during primary interrogation, said Habibur Rahman, police superintendent of Dhaka at a press briefing. Seven persons, including the two, were...

Jabbar was behind killing of 22 people

A victim yesterday told the International Crimes Tribunal-1 that anti-liberation elements had shot dead 22 people including his father and brother at the instructions of war crimes accused Abdul Jabbar during the War of Independence. Shontosh Kumar Mitra, the sixth prosecution witness in the case against the fugitive accused, said Razakars had also shot him, but he cheated death at Surjamoni village of Pirojpur on October 6, 1971. Shontosh had received training on combat in the Sundarbans area under sub-sector commander...

‘Addict’ kills 3 of his family in Sunamganj

‘Addict’ kills 3 of his family in Sunamganj

An alleged drug addict stabbed his father, wife and two-year-old daughter to death in Dakhkhin Sunamganj upazila of Sunamganj last night. Police arrested the killer, Alfu Mia, 45, hailed from Brahmangaon village in the upazila, reports our Sunamganj correspondent. The deceased were identified as Alfu’s father Alauddin, 70, wife Beauty Begum, 32, and daughter Amina...

WAR CRIMES TRIAL

Azharul verdict any day

Azharul verdict any day

A tribunal in Dhaka today concluded hearing arguments in a war crimes case against Jamaat leader ATM Azharul Islam and will deliver its verdict any day. The 62-year-old Jamaat-e-Islami assistant secretary general faces six charges including murder, genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971. Alleged Al-Badr commander of Rangpur, Azharul...

Afghanistan Taliban kill 10 in Ghazni government compound

Afghanistan Taliban kill 10 in Ghazni government compound

Taliban militants have attacked an Afghan government compound in the eastern town of Ghazni killing at least 10 people, officials say. Eight security personnel and two civilians were among the dead, police say, with all 19 attackers also killed. Gunmen detonated two truck bombs as they blasted their way in to attack police and intelligence...

ATM Shamsuzzaman’s son gets life for killing brother

A Dhaka court today sentenced Khalequzzaman Kushal, son of film actor ATM Shamsuzzaman, to life term imprisonment for killing his eldest brother two years back. Judge Shahed Nuruddin of the Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 also fined the convict Tk 50,000, in default of which he will have to serve another year in jail. ATM Kamruzzaman Kabir, 35, a reconditioned car trader, was stabbed to death by Kushal at their Sutrapur house in Dhaka on March 13, 2012 following an altercation over money. After...

BITTER TRUTH

Unremitting violence shakes the soul of society

HORRIFYING reports of hijacking, abduction, killing, and raping of women and minor girls that fill the pages of the dailies with alarming frequency lead one to believe that the country has fallen into the hands of barbaric forces. This has raised the question whether the law enforcement agencies are really up to their task, and whether they can work ignoring the influence of some political masters. The eroding public confidence in them could spell danger with ominous implications in...

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