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3 held with 494 turtles in Khulna

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Khulna: The Forest Department and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a joint drive arrested three people along with 494 turtles of rare species at the Zero Point of the city early Saturday while those were being smuggled to India.
Madinul Ahsan, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) of Wildlife Management and Nature Conservation Division, said they seized a pickup containing eight drums of the rare species turtles with the help of Rab-6.
The turtles were being taken to Patkelgatha of...
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2 die after ‘taking liquor’ in Sirajganj

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Sirajganj: Two people, including a local Jubo League leader, have died and three others fallen sick allegedly after taking liquor at Soydabad of Sadar upazila.
The deceased are Alam Sheikh, 42, son of Jamat Ali Sheikh of Soyedabad and general secretary of Jubo League's ward-9 of...
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3 ‘forest robbers’ killed in ‘gunfight’

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Bagerhat: Three suspected forest robbers were killed in a 'gunfight' with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Sukhpara Char area under Swarankhola range of the Sundarbans on Thursday morning.
The deceased were identified as Md Jakaria Sarder, 30, Md Julfikar Sheikh, 35, and...
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Two bullet hurt in Rajbari

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Goalanda: Two people sustained bullet injuries while some miscreants opened fire in their bid to escape a crowd that gave them a good chase at Antar Mor Bazar of Goalanda upazila's bordering area with Rajbari Sadar on Thursday noon.
The injured were identified as Korom Ali Biswas...
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OC, 2 SIs among 12 sued over youth murder

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Sherpur: A case has been filed against 12 people, including the officer-in-charge and two sub-inspectors of Nalitabari Police Station, over the death of a young man soon after his release from the custody.
Victim's brother Nintya Nanda Sarker Subrata filed the case with the Senior...
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