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POST TIME: 6 July, 2018 00:00 00 AM
News in brief

News in brief

3 fake police held in Rajshahi

Three fake police including an assistant sub-inspector were arrested from Kathalbaria area under Kasiadanga Police Station in Rajshahi city yesterday evening. The arrested were identified as Abdullah Junayed, 24, son of Hassan Baqui Abdullah, Rakib, 30, son of Abdur Razzaque and Abdul Maleque, 30. Rabiul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kasiadanga Police Station, said they were trying to collect toll from a divorced woman identifying themselves as policemen.

On a tip-off, a police team rushed to place of occurrence at around 7.30 pm and nabbed them red-handed. Police also seized a motorbike with sticker of police from their possession. A case was filed in this connection and the arrested were sent to court, Rabiul Islam added.

Brick kiln fined Taka 50,000

A brick kiln has been fined Taka 50,000 on charge of cheating on consumers in the Rajshahi yesterday. A team of Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) conducted raids in some brick kilns situated in Zamadarni area under Godagari upazila.

During the drive, the team found BBF Bricks Ltd guilty and fined them Taka 50,000. The team also fined Shihab Bakery Taka 7,000 in another drive at Medical crossing under the same upazila.

Human chain formed

A social organisation on Wednesday urged the authority concerned to stop sexual harassment of women on mass-transports. They also demanded to create awareness among the people in this regard. They urged it through a human chain formed at the capital Mohammadpur Shia Mosque bus stand.

Women’s Windows Network and BINDU jointly formed the human chain, said a press release. Bearing different placards with many slogans like ‘stop sexual harassment’ and ‘security in roads: my right’ they held the event.   

Independent/agency