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gazipur-map-engGazipur: A court here on Wednesday sentenced nine people to death for killing a college student in 2010.
The condemned convicts are- Selim, son of Shamsul Haq, Asadul Islam, son of Abdul Sobhan of Joydebpur, Zahirul Islam Jhantu, son of Nazmul Haq of North Chyabithi area, Jewel, son of Babul Mia of Bilashpur area in the city, Touhidul Islam Pritom alias Pritu, son of Abdul Malek of South Chayabithi area, Arif, son of Siddique of Rathkhola area, Hanif, son of Lehaj Uddin of Samantapur area, Ripon Ahmed Jewel, son of Ayub Ali of North Bilashpur area in the city and Bakka Sumon, of Jhenigati upazila in Sherpur district.
Of them, Selim, Hanif, Jewel and Asadul were tried in absentia.
The court also fined the convicts Tk 10,000 each. Besides, the court sentenced the convicts to six months and two years imprisonment under two sections of the case and fined them Tk 1,000 and 2,000 each respectively.
According to the prosecution, Kaisar, a friend of victim Shahadat Hossain Shohag, a 3rd...

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b999Bandarban : At least nine people were killed and 12 others injured when a relief materials-laden truck plunged into a roadside ditch in Bichamara area on Naikhongchhari-Chakala road under Naikhongchhari upazila of the district this morning.

The deceased are Surat Alam, 35, Abdullah, 18, M Abdul, 16, Sayadul Amin, 26, Jalil Ahamed, 40, Abdul Mabud, 40, Mamunul Hakim, 19, Sudarsan Barua, 48, and Sultan Ahamed, 42, residents of different areas of Naikhongchhari upazila.

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8-tTangail : At least eight people, including a woman and two children, were killed and four others injured in a road accident at Khudirampur near Bangabandhu Bridge on Dhaka-Tangail Highway in the district yesterday afternoon.

"A Tangail-bound truck collided head-on with a Dhaka-bound microbus in Khudirampur area on Dhaka-Tangail highway under Tangail Sadar upazila killing eight people on the spot at about 3 pm," Sub-Inspector Jahangir Alam, in-charge of Elenga Highway Police Outpost told this...

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3dfhgoNaogaon: Six people were killed and four others injured as a truck plunged into a roadside ditch on Naogaon-Rajshahi highway in Haji Gobindapur area of Manda upazila on Saturday morning.
The deceased were identified as Abdul Mannan, 38, son of Lal Mohammad, Ashraf Ali, son of Dalil Uddin, residents of Mariya village, Saheb Ali, 45, a resident of Haripur village in Baghmara upazila of Rajshahi district, Dipendranath Saha, 46, son of Dilip Saha, a resident of Balibhora village in Badalgachhi...

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