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I raise allegations with responsibility: Nasir

 Chittagong Correspondent Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin said that he had enough proof on his comments that the ministry officials seek bribe for allocating funds for his city corporation. Am I man from street? Posing such a question He said, “I spoke and raised the allegations with responsibility. I will reply of the letter issued to me by ... Read More »

Bribe for higher allocation: CCC Mayor asked to explain within 7 days The Local Government Division  has asked Chittagong city mayor AZM Nasir Uddin to prove his allegation within seven days that his city got small allocation as he did not give bribe. The local government division in a letter on Thursday set the deadline, seeking proof of his allegation. At a meeting in Chittagong on Wednesday, Nasir alleged that he ... Read More »

CCC’s allocation lowered for not paying bribes: Mayor Nasir

Chittagong City Corporation Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin has dropped a bombshell when he announced that his administration has not got the funding asked for refusing to bribe bureaucrats, reports  He spoke of his brash with the stifling bureaucracy at a programme in the port city on Wednesday. “This time we have received only Tk 800 million. But that amount ... Read More »

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Chittagong Bureau Case filed against Hizbut  activists in Chittagong Metropolitan Police filed a case against three activists of Hizbut-Tahrir, under anti-terrorism act on thursday  night. Detective Branch (DB) of Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) detained three activists of Hizbut-Tahrir on Tuesday night while they were distributing leaflets of the banned outfit at Stadium Market area in the city. The arrested persons ... Read More »

Smuggling of illegal goods : Operation Irene begins at Ctg Port

Chittagong Bureau Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate started a two-day special drive, ‘Operation Irene’, on Monday to prevent smuggling of illegal goods, small arms, explosives and drugs through Chittagong port. The special operation is being carried out as part of global operation Irene of Regional Intelligence Liaison Office, Asia Pacific (RILO AP), said Additional Director General of Customs Intelligence and ... Read More »

Bodies of four found in Ctg’s Halda River, another still missing

Chittagong Bureau Bodies of four victims of a boat capsize in the Halda River have been recovered from a canal in Chittagong’s Fatikchharhi Upazila a day after they went missing. They have been identified as Islam Sawdagar, 40, ‘Emon’, 18, ‘Rizvi’, 15, and ‘Arman’, 7. All of them were from Purba Suabil village in the Upazila. Despite frantic search by ... Read More »

Two more held in SP’s wife murder case in Ctg

Chittagong Bureau           Police on Tuesday arrested two more for their alleged involvement in the murder of Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, wife of police superintendent Babul Akter. Additional commissioner Debdas Bhattacharya of Chittagong Metropolitan Police confirmed this to Prothom Alo. On 5 June, unidentified miscreants gunned down Mahmuda Khanam Mitu at the city’s GEC intersection while she went ... Read More »

Shop worker dies in fire at Chittagong’s Central Plaza

Chittagong Bureau A man has died in a fire at a shopping centre in Chittagong. Police said ‘Hasan’ died due to asphyxiation caused by fumes after the Central Plaza, at the city’s GEC Mor, caught fire on Tuesday morning. The 28-year-old worked at a tailor shop on the third storey of the shopping complex. Rescuers said no customers were inside ... Read More »

Chittagong newsletter

2 cases filed over murdering 3 youths in Ctg Chittagong Bureau Two cases were filed with respective police stations in connection with the killing of three youths in Panchlaish and Doublemooring thana in the city last night. Police also arrested four persons – Sajib, 20, Faruk Hossain, 21, Sagor Mia, 19 and Mohrrom Ali, 18, suspecting their involvement with the ... Read More »

Ctg MP Mustafizur gets bail over alleged assault on poll official

The lawmaker surrendered in the court on Thursday and sought bail following an High Court order, which had denied him anticipatory bail, reports “He surrendered to comply with the High Court’s order,” defence counsel  Abul Hashem told Upazila Election Officer Jahidul Islam started the case on Jun 3 against the MP and several others for assaulting him. He ... Read More »