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Woman hacked to death

Sirajganj: A woman was hacked to death allegedly by her uncle for marrying without family’s concern at Raninagar village in Salanga upazila on Friday morning, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Mamata Khatun, 26, daughter of Abdul Mozid of the village.

Quoting locals, Sub-inspector Mafizul Islam of Salanga Police Station said Mamata married Sanawar Hossain of the same village five years back. Since then, they had been living in Dhaka as their family did not accept the marriage for having love affairs before marriage.

At one stage, both the families accepted the matter but the victim’s uncle did not accept it.

Later on Friday morning around 7:30am, victim’s uncle Amir attacked her with a sharp axe while she was entering home, leaving her seriously injured.

At first she was admitted to Sirajganj Sadar Hospital. As her condition deteriorated, she was shifted to Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital where she scrambled to injuries around 12:30pm.

Meanwhile, the body was handed over to her family after autopsy. A case was filed with the police station in this connection, the SI added.

Three abducted girls rescued

Chuadanga: Police rescued three teenage girls, who were abducted from the district, from Dhaka’s Mirpur area and arrested two people in this connection on Thursday night, reports UNB.

The arrestees were identified as Taznina and Maleka, hailed from Zafarpur village in the suburb area of Chuadanga district town.

Those who were rescued were identified as Tonny Khatun, 14, Sumaiya Khatun, 13 and Tasnina Khatun, 15 of Zafarpur village.

Abdul Khalek, officer-in-charge of Chuadnga Sadar Police Station, said getting complaint from the family members of the victims, a team of Chuadanga

police conducted a drive in city’s Mirpur area and rescued the girls.

The law enforcers also arrested the abductors from there.

According to the complaint, Taznina and Maleka took the three girls to the capital with the promise of giving them good job. Later they confined the girls to a room and tortured them.

However, the victims tactfully made a phone call to their family members and informed the matter.

‘Criminal’ held in Chuadanga

Our correspondent, Chuadanga

Police in a drive arrested an alleged criminal along with arms from Poshuhat area of Alamdanga upazila in the district yesterday.

The arrested was identified as Imran, 28, son of Abdur Rahman in Alamdanga municipality area.

Police sources said being informed, they conducted the drive in the Poshuhat area and arrested him with a shooter gun and a bullet.

Officer-in-charge of Alamdanga police station Abu Jihad Fakrul Alom Khan said Imran was accused in 12 cases in Chudanga and Meherpur police stations.

Youth stabbed dead in Dinajpur

Dinajpur: A young man was stabbed to dead over a trifling matter at Mohishkotha in Sadar upazila on Thursday night, reports UNB.

Redwanur Rahim, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said Mahbub Islam, 35, son of Aftab Uddin of Mohishkotha village, along with his father was returning home from a fair in Cheradangi by a van.

When the van reached Mohishkotha, Mahbub locked into an altercation with a man over giving side to him around 8 pm.

At one stage, the man hit Mahbub with a sharp weapon, leaving him critically injured. Later, he was taken to Dinajpur M Abdur Rahim Medical College where doctors declared him dead around 10:45 pm.

Training for Bedey community begins in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA: A 50-day long training for Bedey and backward communities began at district social services office here yesterday, reports BSS.

Department of Social Services (DSS) arranged the training under the programme of Living Standard Development of Bedey and Backward Communities with the financial support of the government.

Additional district magistrate (ADM) ABM Sadiqur Rahman addressed the inaugural function as the chief guest on behalf of deputy commissioner Gautam Chandra Pal with deputy director of DSS Amdadul Haque in the chair.

Moderated by town social services officer Mizanur Rahman Mollick, the function was also addressed, among others, by social worker Probir Chakrabartee and journalist Sarker M Shahiduzzaman.

The speakers in their speech underscored the need for changing the living standard of the communities to achieve the sustainable development goals by 2030 through engaging them in profitable works.

A total of 50 bedey and non forward community members of the district are taking part in the training on social awareness, sewing and ICT.

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