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Day: January 8, 2015

HC judge’s house torched after Tarique ban
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HC judge’s house torched after Tarique ban

The ancestral home of High Court judge Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque in Feni was set on fire hours after he ordered the government to stop publicising BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman’s statements in the media. His ancestral residence in Mohammadpur area of Feni Sadar upazila was torched sometime last night, reports our local correspondent from the spot. Locals said unidentified assailants poured kerosene on the tin-shed house and set it on fire. The house was partially gutted, however, no one was injured in the incident. Soon after receiving information, additional superintendent of Feni police, Saiful Haque, rushed to the spot. “We do not know who are involved. Appropriate actions will be taken against the perpetrators after investigation,” he told reporters. Yesterday, Justice Qua...
Cricketer Rubel lands in jail
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Cricketer Rubel lands in jail

  National team cricketer Rubel Hossain was sent to jail today after his surrender before court in connection with a rape case filed by film actress Naznin Akter Happy. Rubel, who received a four-week anticipatory bail on December 15, appeared before the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Anwar Sadat this morning and submitted a petition for bail. After hearing, the court rejected his petition and ordered authorities to send Rubel to jail. The pacer, who is in the 15-member national squad which is going to represent Bangladesh in the upcoming cricket World Cup, was at the centre of controversy since Happy came up with the allegation of rape against him recently. Happy filed the case under the Prevention of Women and Child Repression Act on December 13 accusing Rubel of luring her...