Sunday, July 14

Day: December 21, 2014

12 Bangladeshi workers held in Malaysia
ENGLISH

12 Bangladeshi workers held in Malaysia

Penang Immigration has rounded up 55 foreigners including 12 Bangladeshis in Bukit Mertajam of Malaysia on charge of working there without work permit and for overstay, the Malaysian daily The Star reported. The other workers are from Myanmar and one from Nepal, Penang Immigration sources said. During a two-hour operation codenamed Ops Bersepadu started at 10:00pm (local time) on Friday, the workers were arrested from Bukit Mertajam Fish Wholesalers Association’s market in Jalan Padang Lalang. Eighty-one personnel from the department and Seberang Prai Municipal Council took part in the operation. “Some of the workers tried to escape by hiding inside the boxes in trucks but failed. Two were caught inside a water tank,” an immigration official said, adding that the illegal workers had ...
Kibria Murder Case: Arrest warrant against Harris, Arif, Gous and others
ENGLISH

Kibria Murder Case: Arrest warrant against Harris, Arif, Gous and others

A Habiganj court today issued arrest warrant against 11 people including Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and BNP leader Harris Chowdhury in former finance minister SAMS Kibria murder case. After receiving the supplementary charge sheet from Criminal Investigation Department, Senior Judicial Magistrate Rashid Ahmed Milon passed the order. The court came up with the order after CID Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police Meherunnesa Parul, investigation officer of the case, filed a petition seeking arrest warrant for the accused. On November 12, the CID submitted the supplementary charge-sheet against 35 people, including former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar, former prime minister Khaleda Zia’s political secretary Harris and Sylhet Mayor Ariful Haque, ...