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One held with ‘1.7kg gold powder’ at Benapole

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Benapole: Customs officials arrested a man 'along with 1.7kg gold powder' at Benapole port here on Friday night.
The arrestee was identified as Alamgir, 42, son of Md Ibrahim Khalil, hailing from Chatkhil in Noakhali.
Belal Hossain Chowdhury, commissioner of the Benapole Port Customs, said port officials reportedly scanned Alamgir's bag and spotted a packet of gold powder, worth about Tk 70 lakh, while he was going to India.
Alamgir was allegedly carrying the gold powder...
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College student found dead in Rajshahi

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Rajshahi: Police recovered the body of a college student from a pond at Sarangpur in Godagari municipal area on Saturday morning two days after he had gone missing.
The deceased was identified as Joynal, 18, son of Khorshed of Char Harishpur village in Chapainawabganj dis-trict...
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33 fishermen punished for Hilsa netting

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Bhola: A mobile court here on Saturday jailed and fined 33 fishermen for catching hilsa from the Meghna and Tetulia rivers in the district defying a government ban.
Among the convicts, 25 fishermen were awarded one year jail each while eight others were fined.
Md Asaduzzaman...
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5 JCD men held in Natore

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Natore: Police on Saturday arrested five activists of JatiyatabadiChhatra Dal(JCD) while they were taking preparation to bring out a procession at Hafrasta in the city.
The arrestees are Afredi, Jubayer, Sujon, Hira and Murad.
BNP district unit vice-president Shahidul Islam...
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Body of customs employee found in Ctgm

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Chattogram: The body of a Customs Department employee was recovered from near Charpara on the bank of the Karnafuli River in the city on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Ripen Singh Druba, 33, a cashier of Excise and Vat Commissionerate in Chattogram Customs and son of...
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