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Nine maunds of fire crackers seized

Jessore Correspondent

Customs intelligence men recovered a total of 9 mounds of fire crackers raiding Khulna bound Benapole Commuter Train coming from bordering Benapole land port on Thursday.  The fire crackers were smuggled to Bangladesh from India for using on or before Eid were kept in the toilet, said a press release issued by the customs on Friday.

Police seizes huge foreign liquor from covered van

Barisal Correspondent

Barisal Metropolitan Police (BMP) in a drive arrested two persons and seized huge foreign liquors from a covered van   at Rampatty area under Barisal Airport Police Station of Babuganj Upazila of the district on Friday morning.
Farhad Sardar, assistant commissioner of BMP, said acting on a tip-off, a team led by Anowar Hossain, officer in charge of Airport Police Station, signaled a covered van to halt at a cheek post on Friday early morning.
But the vehicle ignoring the signal tried to flee.
Then police chasing the vehicle forced to stop that.
After searching the vehicle 130 bottle foreign liquors and 700 can beer worth Tk.7 lakhs were recovered and seized by the police.
Police also arrested Salman Mia and Farid Sardar, driver and assistant of the vehicle.
The covered van was coming from Gulshan of Dhaka.
The recovered liquors would be distributed in different points of Barisal region for Eid occasion, in interrogation the arrestees confessed before the law enforcers.

Iftar party held in Bogra

Dupchanchia (Bogra) Correspondent

The English batch of 2003-2004 sessions in Bogra Govt Azizul Haque Collage has hosted an iftar party at English Aid Coaching on Friday. The programme was  presided over convener of the group Sddiqur Rahman.  A total 40 government service holders of different departments and sectors took part in the party to get rid of sin after the Asar prayer till Magrib prayer. A prayer of for being fresh also held by officer of Puabali Bank Limiter Maidul Islam.  We have to do something for the poor and marginal people of the country remain own position said speakers of the meeting marking the importance of the holy Ramadan. The house took decision to distribute the warmth clothes for the unhappy mobs elsewhere the district.  Journalist Emdadul Haque, senior officer of Rupali Bank Limited Rabiul Islam, officer of Janata Bank limited Razu Ahmed,  officer of Puabali Bank Limiter Maidul Islam, assistant officer of IBBL Liton Mia, Shamol , Bulet, Shadrul Hasan Sun, Tariqul Hasan, Abdul Awal, Arup Kumar, Razzak Hossain, Altaf Hossain and Bulbul Hossain were present in the party among others.

Six held with Yaba in Barguna

BARGUNA: Police in separate drives arrested six alleged drug traders and recovered 1,020 pieces of yaba tablets and 50-gm hemp from Kalmegha-Kupdon village under Pathorghata upazila of the district early yesterday morning. The arrested persons are Shakil, 30, Firoj, 32, Ajad, 31, resident of Amratala-Kacharibari area and Nesar Uddin, 60, his wife Hasina Begum, 50, and Kalu Miah, 40, residents of Kupdon village of the upazila.On a tip-off, a team of police conducted the drives at Amratala and Kupdon villages and arrested the drug peddlers with yaba tablets and hemp, said SM Ziaul Haque, officer-in-charge of Pathorghata Police Station. The drug traders also tried to attack on police during the drives but they were resisted, he said. Three separate cases were filed in these connections, reports BSS.

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