Our Correspondent, Narsingdi
Police recovered the body of a teenage boy from an under construction building in Basail area of the district town yesterday. The deceased was identified as Shakil, 16, son of Rahi Mian, a rickshaw puller of Taroa area in the town. Locals found the body in the area in the morning and informed the police. The law enforcers then reached the spot, recovered the body and sent it to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy, said Majibur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Narsingdi Model Police Station.
Kid found dead
Our Correspondent, Moulvibazar
Police recovered the body of an unidentified child, aged about 8, from Richi union in Sadar upazila of Habiganj district on Wednesday night. Police said locals found the body in the area at around 9:00pm and informed the police. The body was later sent to Habiganj Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy. A case was filed in this connection, said Nazim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Habiganj Sadar Police Station.
Huge smuggled goods seized
Unb, Benapole, Jessore
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized smuggled Indian goods worth Tk 1.25 crore from Amrakhali area here on Wednesday night. Lt Col Jahangir Hossain, commanding officer of BGB-26 Battalion, said on secret information, the border guards raided the area at around 10:00pm and seized the goods. Sensing the presence of the border force, the smugglers fled the scene leaving behind a truck. The seized goods were later deposited to Benapole customs office. A case was filed in this connection.
Housewife commits 'suicide'
Our Correspondent, Rangpur
A housewife allegedly committed suicide following a family feud at Kumargari village in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur district yesterday afternoon. The deceased is Arifa Khatun, 40, wife of Abdul Malek of the village. She was mother of three children. Family sources said Arifa took poison following an altercation with her husband over a family matter. She was rushed to the upazila health complex where she died at around 12:30pm. The body was sent to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy, said Md Israil Hossain, officer-in-charge of Pirganj Police Station. An unnatural death case was filed in this connection, said police.
JMB man remanded
Our Correspondent, Mymensingh
A court here on Wednesday granted a suspected member of banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) a three-day remand. Police produced Emdadul Haque alias Ujjal, 30, JMB member, before the Cognizance Court No-1 in the afternoon, seeking a three-day remand prayer. Senior Judicial Magistrate Ahsan Habib, judge of the court, passed the order and sent the accused to the district jail. Earlier, the law enforcers arrested Ujjal, son of Nurul Islam of Molajani village in Muktagachha upazila, in Shikarikanda Belltoli Bridge area under Sadar upazila on January 30. They also seized three cocktails from his possession. A case was filed in this connection, said Kotwali police.