Kushtia, Feb 11 (UNB)- An elderly man was hacked dead allegedly by his grandson at Sontoshpur in Khoksa upazila early Monday over an illicit relation between his grandson and daughter-in-law.
The deceased was identified as Majibur Rahman, 70, son of late Gosai Sheikh.
ABM MehediMasud, officer-in-charge of Khoksha Police Station, said that Majibur’s grandson Nayem, 21, developed an illicit relationship with his maternal aunt Samia, 34, wife of Masud.
As Samia’s husband Masud went to Dhaka, Nayem came to his grandfather’s house on Sunday night and Majibur Rahman caught them red-handed.
Later, Nayem forcibly took his grandfather to courtyard of the house and hacked him with a sharp weapon,, leaving critically injured and fled the scene.
Later, the injured was taken to Khoksha Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.
On information, police recovered the body and arrested Nayeem.
Following his confessional statement, police also arrested Samia.
Rajshahi, Feb 11 (UNB) – A suspected drug trader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between two groups of drug traders at Rautha village in Charghat upazila early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Fazlul Haque alias Fazlu, 48, son of Wahab Munshi and an accused in 10 drug cases.
A press released signed by senior assistant superintendent of Police Abdur Razzak Khan, said that, being tipped off over a gunfight between two groups of drug traders at the village around 1:45 am over establishing supremacy, a team of police rushed to the spot.
Police opened 10 rounds of bullet to bring the situation under control.
The drug traders also attacked police, leaving four policemen, including officer-in-charge of Charghat Police Station, injured, it said.
Later, police recovered Fazlul’s bullet hit body from the spot and seized a foreign pistol, a magazine, one-round of bullet and 55 bottles Indian Phensidyl.
Manikganj, Feb 10 (UNB) –Two police officers have been withdrawn on charge of gang-raping a woman after keeping her confined to Saturia Duck-bungalow here.
The action was taken against sub-inspector Sekandar Hossain and assistant sub-inspector Mazharul Islam of Saturia Police Station.
The victim lodged a written complaint with the police super on Sunday.
As per the complaint, Sekandar took her to the Duck-bungalow when she came to the upazila headquarters along with another woman on Thursday afternoon.
He kept her confined to a room and forced her to take Yaba pills.
Later, Sekandar and Mazharul raped her in turns and released her on Friday afternoon, threatening to kill her on crossfire if she disclosed the matter to anyone.
The victim said Sekandar was an acquaintance to her and she gave him Tk 1.5 lakh three years ago to buy land. She went to the upazila headquarters to bring back the money.
SP Rifat Rahman Shamim said the two police officers were closed to the district police lines on Saturday following the compliant. “The victim filed a written complaint today (Sunday) and assistant police super Hafizur Rahman has been tasked to investigate the allegation,” he said, adding that further action will be taken against them following the probe report.
Khulna, Feb 10 (UNB) – Four people killed in a head-on collision between a truck and a microbus at Harintala in the city on Sunday night.
The deceased could not be identified yet.
Witnesses said the Khulna-bound truck carrying cement collided with the Bagerhat-bound microbus in the area under Labanchhara Police Station around 11:10pm, leaving the four dead on the spot.
Shariatpur, Feb 10 (UNB) – An elderly man died reportedly following violent sound of crude bomb blast during a clash at Chhabbispara village in Zanjira upazila on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Khaleque Talukdar alias Malek, 72, son of late Abdul Quadir Talukdar of the village.
Locals said victim’s younger brother Abu Talukdar had been at loggerheads with his cousin Abdul Halem Talukdar.
As a sequel of the enmity, their men locked into a clash around 11am, leaving several persons injured.
Later, associates of Halem hurled five crude bombs at Abu Talukdar’s house and Malek collapsed on the ground under the impact of the sound.
He was taken to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead.