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Sagar-Runi murder case should resolve immediately: Info Minister


MNA National Desk: Information minister Hassan Mahmud said the journalist couple Sagar-Runi murder case should be resolved immediately. He said this while exchanging views with journalists at Dhaka Reporters Unity auditorium on Sunday noon, reports an online portal. The minister said, “I have taken charge of the ministry. I think the matter must to be resolved, but I can’t let you know the time frame. I will try to resolve the matter as soon as possible after finding the hitch of the investigation consulting with the authorities concerned.” Meherun Runi, senior reporter of private TV channel ATN Bangla, and her ...

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Trump doesn’t want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder


MNA International Desk: US President Donald Trump said he does not want to listen to an audio recording of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite facing mounting pressure to punish Saudi Arabia for the killing. Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, and Turkey has given the US government a recording of the murder, but Trump said he would not listen to it “because it’s a suffering tape, it’s a terrible tape.” “I don’t want to hear the tape, no reason for me to hear the tape,” Trump said in an interview with ...

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39 to be hanged in Ekram murder verdict


MNA National Desk: A Feni court on Tuesday sentenced 39 people including Awami league leader Jahangir Adel was provided with death sentence in Fulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque Ekram murder case. District and sessions Judge Aminul Haque also acquitted 16 accused in the case including district Tanti Dal president Mahtab Udin Chowdhury Minar. Armed assailants shot at Ekram, also local Awami League leader, and set ablaze his car in broad daylight on Academy Road in Feni town on May 20, 2014. Ekram’s brother Rezaul Hoque Jasim filed the murder case with Feni Sadar Police Station on that day, accusing Mahtab ...

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Biswajit murder verdict on August 6


MNA National News: The High Court has fixed Aug 6 for the verdict on the Biswajit Das murder committed at Old Dhaka on Dec 9, 2012. A tailor by profession, Biswajit Das was hacked to death by activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League or BCL near the Bahadur Shah Park during a strike called by the BNP-led 18-Party alliance on Dec 9, 2012 in broad daylight. It was a brutal exhibition of the crookedness of few BCL activists and that murder had put the ruling Awami League in a tense and repugnant position as all those accused belonged to the party’s ...

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Probe report over Avijit Roy murder soon: DMP

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MNA National Desk: The probe report in connection with blogger-writer Avijit Roy murder case would be placed before the court soon said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia. The DMP chief made the disclosure while addressing a press briefing held at Bangla Academy in the capital on Tuesday. In the last two years, the Detective Branch pleaded 15 times to the court for extending the deadline to submit the probe report. Since the killing of Avijit, several others, including online activists, writers, publishers, members from the minority communities have been attacked or killed in similar fashion by machete-wielding attackers, ...

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Two University Students to be hanged for Killing Classmate


MNA National Desk: Two university students to be hanged for killing their classmate as a Dhaka court has ordered death sentence for those two students of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology for killing one of their classmates. It was a brutal killing as the body of 22-year-old Subir Chandra Das was found on the banks of a river at Dhaka’s Savar in 2013. In its verdict, the court of Dhaka’s District and Sessions Judge ordered life imprisonment for two others and acquitted another. Fugitives-at-large Farhad Hossain Shiju and Md Hossain received death sentences. Shafiq Ahmed Robin and Kamrul Hassan ...

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DB identified five in Xulhaz, Tonoy murder


MNA Editorial Desk: DB (Detective Branch of police) has identified five individuals who took part in the murder of the gay rights activists Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy. Investigators are trying to detain these suspects. Police got info on the murders after arresting Shariful Islam Shihab, a member of the Ansarullah Bangla Team, from Kushtia, said the DB officer in charge of the case’s inquiry. Law enforcement agency detained Shihab from Kushtia after 19 days of the attack. “Shihab supplied weapons to the killers. We got some important information after he was remanded twice in custody. He is now ...

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Another two persons held in Mitu murder case


MNA National Desk: Another two persons were held in Mitu murder case. Law enforcement agency arrested two more for their alleged connection in the murder of Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, wife of police superintendent Babul Akter on Tuesday. Debdas Bhattacharya, Additional commissioner of Chittagong Metropolitan Police, told to media. The suspects, identified as ‘Bhola’ and ‘Monir’, have been nabbed from the port city’s Baklia. He said that they have seized two firearms from the suspects, which were used in the Jun 5 killing. Till now, counting the latest detentions, six people have been held in this case. Two have been shown ...

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Murder of homeopath in Kushtia, IS claimed responsibility


MNA National Desk: Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for Friday’s murder of a homeopath in Kushtia, saying that he was killed for “calling to Christianity,” SITE Intelligence Group confirmed. The US-based Site Intelligence Group posted the claim on its website, referring to Amaq News Agency, the media wing of the IS. “IS fighters in Bangladesh killed a doctor who ‘called to Christianity’ in the western district of Kushtia,” published the post. Assailants killed Sanaur barely a week after an elderly Buddhist monk was hacked to death inside a temple in Bandarban. The attack also injured his friend Md. Saifuzzuaman, ...

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Four suspects identified for Xulhaz murder

DB (Detective Branch of police) identified four suspects for the murder of Xulhaz. The demised worked as a Political Process Analyst at the USAID, 35 years old, and was also the editor of ‘Roopbaan’, the only magazine of the country working with different prospects for the rights of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community. Earlier, Xulhaz also worked as a protocol officer of former US ambassador Dan Mozena for a long time. USAID official and LGBT rights activist Mannan and theater activist Tonoy were hacked to death in his flat at Kalabagan at Dhaka on Monday. Police collected ...

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AQIS claim responsibility of Xulhaz murder

US-based monitoring agency SITE Intelligence Group confirmed Ansar Al Islam (AQIS), Bangladesh branch of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, has claimed responsibility for the murder of Xulhaz Mannan and his friend. In a Twitter post by spokesperson of Ansar Al Islam, Mufti Abdullah Ashraf, AQIS’s Bangladesh unit, said their ‘mujahidins’ assassinated the two for being ‘pioneers of practicing and promoting homosexuality in Bangladesh’. The twitter account mentioned as @Ansar_Islam_BD posted a statement, one in Bangla and the other in English. “Alhamdulillah, By the grace of Almighty Allah, the Mujahidin of Ansar Al-Islam (AQIS, Bangladesh branch) were able to assassin Xulhaz ...

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IS claims the responsibility for Rajshahi University teacher murder

Islamic State, commonly known as IS claims the responsibility for the murder of Rezaul Karim Siddique, a teacher of Rajshahi University. He was a professor of English department from Rajshahi University. He was hacked to death early in the morning on Saturday. Police said to the media that Professor was almost beheaded by the assailants, when they attacked him from behind as he walked to the bus station from his home in the city of Rajshahi. By examining the nature of the attack, Rajshahi Metropolitan Police suspected that it was carried out by extremist groups. The IS group claimed the ...

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