Noakhali, Jan 13 (UNB) – Two motorcyclists were killed as a jeep crashed into their bike on Tamaroddin-Hatia road at Khabirmia in Hatia upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Ariful Islam Raful, 29, and Md Yusuf, 60, of Khirdia village in the upazila.
Quoting locals, officer-in-charge of Hatia Police Station Md Quamruzzaman said the jeep hit the motorbike around 12 pm, leaving motorcyclist Ariful dead on the spot and its pillion rider Yusuf severely injured.
Five passengers of the jeep were also injured as it veered off the road after the collision.
The injured were taken to Hatia upazila health complex where doctors referred Yusuf to Noakhali General Hospital. However, he succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.
Narayanganj, Jan 13 (UNB) – Officer-in-charge of Bandar Police Station Azharul Islam was withdrawn on Sunday over Saturday’s clash between locals and police at Madanpur in Bandar upazila that left a person dead.
He was attached to the district police lines in the evening at the order of the Superintendent of Police of the district, said Additional SP (Crimes) Abdullah Al Mamun.
He also said a three-member probe committee has been formed with himself as its chief to look into the incident.
Meanwhile, a case was filed on Sunday over the clash.
Mohammad Ali, a sub-inspector of Bandar Police Station, filed the case against 24 identified and 300 unidentified people.
Earlier on Saturday, a team of police conducted a drive at Dreamland Restaurant at Madanpur and arrested Rifat, 30, and Nabi, 32 -- supporters of Khalil Member, a local influential, in connection with a case.
However, it was announced through loudspeakers of a local mosque that a group of robbers invaded the village. Soon after the announcement, locals equipped with lethal weapons attacked police, triggering a clash that left 21 people, seven policemen, injured.
Ashiqur, 25, a garment worker and son of Shahidul Islam of Chandpur in Madanpur, received bullet injuries in the melee and succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the capital early Sunday.