An assistant engineer of Khulna Power Company Limited (KPCL) Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house in Khalishpur.
The deceased, identified as Imran Mahfuz, 26, was from Gopalganj.
KPCL General Manager Rezaul Karim said Imran recently got married and would live alone at the company dormitory.
As he did not join work in the morning, the KPCL authority sent someone to check on him. And he found Imran hanging from the ceiling around 11am.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to local hospital morgue for autopsy, said Kazi Moshtaque Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Khalishpur Police Station.
The motive behind the death could not be known immediately.
Police arrested seven suspected leaders and activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir from a dormitory at Malotinagar in Bogura district town on charge of suspected sabotage activities.
The arrestees were identified as Shahin Alam, 24, Al Galif, 23, Zia Alam, 24, Abdul Kuddus, 25, Mehedi Hasan, 28, Golam Martuza, 27 and Yusuf Ali, 27. They hail from different districts.
Police conducted the drive at the dormitory and arrested seven people along with five sacks of jihadi books, laptop, computer and some sharp weapons, said Sanatan Chakraborty, additional superintendent of Bogura Police.
Sanatan said they had information that the arrestees gathered at the dormitory, owned by one Hamidul Haque Tota Mia, to carry out subversive activities, he said.
A case was filed in this connection.
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A local leader of Jubo League was stabbed to death by some miscreants at Chouara in Sadar Dakkhin Upazila of Cumilla on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Zillur Rahman Chowdhury, a leader of local unit of Jubo League. He was also a councillor candidate of ward number 25 of Cumilla City Corporation.
The incident took place around 7:30am when some miscreants, riding on a motorbike, swooped on Zillur when he along with his wife was passing through the Funka Brick Filed area on foot, said Azimul Ahsan, additional superintendent of Cumilla Police.
Later, they stabbed him indiscriminately, leaving him severely injured.
He was rushed to the Cumilla Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared him dead.
The attack might have been carried out following enmity over the election and establishing supremacy in the area, said police.
Two men were shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Garjania in Kaptai upazila of Rangamati early Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Subhash Tonchongya, 45, son of Kalachan Tonchongya and Dhananjoy Tonchongya, 32, son of Ranjir Karbari of Garjania Para.
Nasir Uddin, officer-in-charge of Kaptai Police Station, said they recovered the bodies in the morning.
Police say they suspect that they were killed by rivals over establishing dominance in the area.
The bodies were sent to the local hospital morgue for autopsy.
However, the motive for the killings remains unclear.
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A ninth-grader was found dead at Belar Gumti in Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat on Wednesday, four days after he had gone missing.
Nazmul, 14, son of Al Amin of Badalgachhi upazila in Naogaon, was a class IX student of Khadail High School.
Quoting family sources, Abdul Latif Khan, officer-in-charge of Akkelpur Police Station, said Nazmul had gone out of his home on Friday after getting a phone call and remained missing since then.
Later, someone made a phone call to the family of Nazmul and demanded Tk 15 lakh as ransom.
The victim’s family then filed a case at Badalgachhi Police Station on Saturday.
On Wednesday morning, locals spotted the body of a boy in a sack and informed police who recovered it.
Nazmul’s mother and uncle identified the body.
Police sent the body to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.
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