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Police at Nur Hossain’s home

Police have raided the house of Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the Narayanganj multiple murders, to seize all movable property following a court order. Police went to the house in Tekpara, Shamrail at 3pm Thursday. Siddhirganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Alauddin said police had brought in trucks to carry away the seizures. A Narayanganj court on had Wednesday ordered the confiscation ... Read More »

3 cops among 5 interrogated in gold smuggling case

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday interrogated five people, including three policemen, in a gold smuggling case. ACC investigation officer and deputy director Jatan Kumar Roy quizzed them on remand from 11 am to 5 pm at the ACC head office, ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya said. Read More »

UNDP regional director Xu due Saturday

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Regional director Xu arrives here on a five-day visit starting Saturday. During his visit which is part of a multiple-country one, Xu will observe the success of UNDP’s initiative to reduce urban poverty, disaster management work as well as the community-led climate change adaptation work in Hatia. Read More »

EC plans N’ganj-5 by-polls late June

The Election Commission has planned to hold the by-election to Narayanganj-5 constituency at the end of June. The seat fell vacant on April 30 following the death of Jatiya Party MP Nasim Osman. The EC Secretariat, meanwhile, has prepared the draft schedule setting the polling date on June 22, said an EC official preferring anonymity. Read More »

2 ACC officials removed for violating code of conduct

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has sent two deputy directors to forced retirement. The officials are Md Ahsan Ali and Md Shafiqul Islam posted at the ACC’s Kushtia and Patuakhali offices respectively. Commission spokesperson Pranab Bhattacharya told bdnews24.com that the two had been sent to forced retirement following circulars issued on the orders of the President. Read More »

Build resistance against abduction: Charmonai Pir

The Pir Shahed of Charmonai, Syed Muhammad Rezaul Karim on Friday called for building resistance against abduction, complaining that the government has not yet succeeded to arrest anybody on the charge of the offence. He said that no man – political, leader, businessman or industrialist – was safe from the curse of abduction and enforced disappearance which cannot be allowed ... Read More »

Two abduction victims rescued

Police have rescued two people from Tangail after they were abducted by a gang from two different areas on Tuesday. Four of the abductors were also arrested on Thursday afternoon when they came at Tangail’s Kalihati Upazila to collect the ransom, police said. Readymade garment worker ‘Arif’, 25, of Kalihati, was abducted from Dhaka’s Ashulia on Tuesday evening. 10th grader ... Read More »

Terrorism, militancy brought under control, says IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Hasan Mahmud Khandker on Monday said terrorism and militancy have been brought under control thanks to the law enforcing agencies acting effectively to curb such activity. The IGP made the remark while addressing the opening session of a four-day workshop on “Responding to Terrorism: Alternative Approaches” at Police Staff College in Mirpur in the capital ... Read More »

Leaders greet people

President Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Opposition Leader Raushan Ershad and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia have greeted the people on the occasion of Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali New Year. They sent out separate messages on the eve of New Year that begins on Monday.The president, in his message hoped the New Year would strengthen national ... Read More »

50 bottles of Indian wine seized in Sunamganj

Police arrested one person and recovered 50 bottles of Indian wines from Chandpur Harun Market under Jamalgonj upazila of the district this morning. On secret information, police raided the shop of one Dulu, son of Joynal Miah of Kalipur village of the upazila, and seized the liquors. A case was filed in this regard. -BSS, Sunamganj Read More »

‘Tarique, Coco to be brought back’

Government is initiating steps to bring back home BNP Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman and his younger brother Arafat Rahman Coco for trial as they have been indicted on money laundering charges. This has been stated by Law Minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday. He said that efforts were also on to bring back home the absconding killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ... Read More »