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Two get life for murder
UNB, Kishoreganj

A court yesterday sentenced two siblings to life imprisonment for killing a man in 2012. The convicts are Akkas and Tara Mia, sons of Abed Ali of Latibabad in Kishoreganj. The court also fined them Tk 5 lakh each. According to the prosecution, Akkas and Tara attacked one Abdul Khaleque with a sharp weapon during an altercation over the ownership of the local graveyard on June 30, 2012. Khaleque suffered injuries and died. Later, Advocate Saidur Rahman, son of the victim, filed a case against eight people. After examining records and witnesses, Kishoreganj Additional District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Abdur Rahim convicted the siblings and acquitted six others.


200 farmers get agri-incentives
BSS, Rangpur

The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) distributed special agriculture incentives in terms of seed and fertilisers among 200 small and marginal farmers of Dimla upazila in Nilphamari on Monday. The incentives were distributed on Dimla upazila parisahd office premises to assist the small and marginal farmers in cultivating various crops during the Kharip-1 season. Member of the Parliament from Nilphamari-1 constituency Aftab Uddin Sarker distributed the incentives as chief guest.


Man arrested over rape of girl
UNB, Chandpur

Police arrested a man at Tamata village in Shahrasti upazila of the district on Monday over the rape of a physically-challenged teenaged girl six months ago.
The arrestee was identified as Aminul Haque, 45, of the village. According to the case statement, Aminul as a matchmaker started communication with the victim's family members, promising to bring a decent boy for their girl's marriage. Taking advantage of an empty house in late  August he raped the girl forcibly and threatened her not to disclose the matter to anyone. Later, the girl filed a case on November 3.


Woman killed in road crash
UNB, Chapainawabganj
 
A pillion rider was killed after being hit by a speeding truck in Shibganj upazila yesterday. The deceased was identified as Mabia Begum, 39.
Sub-Inspector Faruk Khan of Shibganj Police Station said the accident took place around 9am in Kanshat.

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