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9 jailed for selling wild birds in Chittagong

Chattogram, Sept 5 (UNB) – A mobile court here on Wednesday night sentenced nine people to one month in jail for selling wild birds at Reazuddin Bazar in the port city. During a drive at 11 shops, the court seized 150 birds that included parrot and Mayna, said Executive Magistrate Tahmilur Rahman. Later, the court fined them Tk 5,000 each ... Read More »

Rape accused killed in Chittagong ‘gunfight’

Chattogram, July 30 (UNB) – A suspected rapist was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Maliara village in Patiya upazila early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Arman, 25. Mashkur Rahman, Assistant Director of Rab- 7, said a patrol team of the elite force conducted a drive at the village under Kusumpura union in the ... Read More »

Suspected criminal killed in Chittagong ‘gunfight’

Chattogram, July 28 (UNB) – A suspected criminal was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Banshkhali upazila on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Zaker, 40, son of Badshah Mia alias Baishya of Purbo Sambal Chhararkul village in the upazila. He was accused in a total of 24 cases, Rab claimed. Major Mehedi ... Read More »

BD woman, minor kid found dead in Chittagong; husband held

Chattogram, July 1 (UNB)- Police recovered the hanging bodies of a mother and her daughter from their house at Sholoshahar in the city on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Laxmi Rani Sarkar, 22, wife of Nandan Sarker, and their daughter  Ananya, 2, of Nasirnagar in Brahmanbaria. Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Panchlaish Police Station Abul Kashem Bhuiyan said Nandan claimed that ... Read More »

18 suffer burns in Chittagong car air-compressor blast

Chattogram, June 26 (UNB) – At least 18 people, including three children, suffered burns when the compressor of a microbus air-conditioner exploded on the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway in Patia upazila on Tuesday night. Sixteen of them were identified as Rubel, 22, Mohammad Mamun, 19, Abdul Alam, 20, Idris, 50, Saidur Rahman, 16, Belal Hossain, 22, Shohagh, 13, Helal, 22, Mohammad ... Read More »

Woman police constable commits suicide in Chittagong

Chattogram, June 24 (UNB) – A police constable committed suicide at her residence under Bayazid Bostami Police Station area in the city on Monday evening.  The deceased was identified as Kabita Rani, 22, wife of Mithun Kuri, also a police constable of Armed Police Battalion Line in Chattogram, said Ataur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Bayazid Bostami Police Station.  “The mystery of ... Read More »

Suspected criminal killed in Chittagong gunfight with police

Chittagong, May 12, – A suspected criminal was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Bakalia here early Sunday hours after killing a woman. The deceased was identified as Shah Alam. Shah Md Abdur Rouf, Additional Deputy Commissioner (South), Chattogram Metropolitan Police said Shah Alam had been at loggerheads with Hasan, a local youth, for long. Shah Alam went ... Read More »

Woman hacked dead by ‘drug addict’ man in Chattogram

Chattogram, May 11 – An elderly woman was hacked to death and four other people were injured in an attack by a ‘drug addict’ man in Uttar Kattoli area under Akbar Shah thana on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Sondhya Rani, wife of Dhirendra Chandra, a resident of Boro Kali Bari area. Jasim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Akbar Shah ... Read More »

Two held for ‘driver murder during carjacking’ in Chittagong

Chittagong, Apr 13 – Police arrested two young men from Kattoli area in the port city early Saturday allegedly for attempting to carjack after killing its driver. The details about the deceased and detainees could not be known immediately. Jasim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Akbar Shah Police Station, said the private car carrying three young men crashed in Shoni Thakur Bari ... Read More »

Bangladesh airliner makes emergency landing in Chittagong

Dhaka, Apr 8 (UNB) – A Dhaka-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines from Singapore with 84 passengers on board made an emergency landing at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Monday evening following a technical glitch. General Manager (Public Relations) of the national flag carrier Shakil Meraj told UNB that Boeing 737 BG085 flight made the emergency landing around ... Read More »

Bus crashes on microbus killing 9 in Chittagong

Chattogram, Mar 28 –At least nine people, including two women and a child, were killed and three others injured when a bus rammed a microbus on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway at Chunati Jaillartek in Lohagara Upazila early Thursday. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. The accident took place around 1:15 am when the Cox’s Bazar-bound ‘Relax Paribahan’ ... Read More »

Bus-Microbus collision kills four in Chittagong

Chattogram, Feb 03 (UNB) – At least four people were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a microbus on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway at Bhaer Dighi village in Patiya upazila on Sunday. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.The accident took place around 8:45 am said Mohammad Mizan, in-charge of Patiya ... Read More »

3 Bd students killed in Chittagong at truck hits motorbike

Chattogram, Nov 25 – Three madrasa students on a motorcycle were killed in a head-on collision with an oil-laden truck on Chattogram-Khagrachhari highway in Fatikchhari Upazila on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Md Arif, 16, Masud, 15, and Minhaj, 16, residents of Paindong Union of the Upazila, said union Parishad chairman Sarwar Shopan. Quoting witnesses, Chittagong Medical College ... Read More »