A mobile court of Power Development Board (PDB), Chittagong, in a drive yesterday filed seven cases and cut off seven power connections for not paying electricity bills and using illegal power connections.
Mohammad Mohiuddin, senior judicial magistrate of Power Court (North) of PDB, Chittagong, led the mobile court at city’s Patharghata area and came up with the move. The court also fined two individuals a total of TK two lakh sixty thousand for using illegal power connections.
PDB sources said the cases were filed for realizing a total of TK 16 lakh 33 thousand 562 as arrears and TK two lakh sixty thousand as fines.
PDB Executive Engineer Mohammad Kamal Hossain, assistant engineers Mozammel Hoque Chowdhury and Mohammad Jahangir Alam, sub-assistant engineers Syed Hasan Nasir, AKM Wahedur Rahman and Mohammad Nurul Islam, among others, were present during the drive of mobile court, PDB sources said.
22 candidates in 9 posts of CUJ election
The biennial election of Chitagong Union of Journalists is scheduled to be held on March 31 next in 9 posts of the union. 22 candidates will contest in the polls and only two candidates withdraws their candidature on the day of withdrawal yesterday. According to Election Committee chairman Moazzemul Hoque told this correspondent that 4 candidates viz. sitting President Ejaz Yousufi , former Secretary Nazimuddin Shamol, Nurul Amin, and Reaz Haider are contesting for the post of President. Single candidate Ratan Kanti Debasish is contesting for Sr. vice president . Mr. Nirupam Dasgupta and Shibbir Ahmed Rashed are contesting for Vice President post and Shamsul Islam , Mohammad Ali are the candidates for General Secretary post. 4 candidates are contesting for Joint secretary post, sources said.
3 held with yabas in Ctg.
Chittagong Bureau: Chandagon thana police of CMP rounded up three drug peddlers in separate drives from Chandgaon thana area in city on Wednesday night. The detained identified as Maksud, Faruk Rana and Md. Ashiqul Islam Ashif. Police on searching their bodies recovered about 500 yaba tablets . Officer Incharge of Chandgaon thana Abu Mohammad Shahjahan admitted the arrest of these drug traffickers to this correspondent. Police sources said Maksud , Faruk Rana and Ashiqul Islam are the sons of Mazharul Islam, Monu Miah and Md. Alamgir respectively and both hail from chandgaon area in city.
96th birth anniv of Bangabandu observed
The 96th birth a nniversary of the father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children Day observed in the port city as elsewhere in the country. On this great auspicious day, a dance competitions of Children held at Muslim Hall incity yesterday . About 100 children irrespective of male and female participated the competition. Amra Mujib Sena, Chittagong city unit organized the competition to celebrate the birth anniversary of the father of the Nation. The competition starts from morning yesterday. The competitions include dance, song, recitation , drawing and hand writing etc of the children.
General secretary of Mujib Sena, city unit Md. Azam told that after end of the competitions, a children rally and subsequent prize distribution ceremony will be held at 5 pm . City Mayor AJM Nasiruddin will graced the concluding session as chief guest duly presided by Alkaran ward councilor Tarek Solaiman Selim .