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Rape suspect dies in gunfight in Dhaka

A rape suspect has died in a so-called shootout with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in  Khilkhet area of Dhaka city. The incident took place in Dhanadhin Barua area at 2:15 am on Tuesday, according to ASP Md Kamruzzaman, acting company commander of RAB-1. The dead man has been identified as 34-year-old Anwar Hossain. He was implicated in 19 cases, including drug trafficking and rape, with Khilkhet police station, said RAB. “The traffickers opened fire on a RAB patrol team upon...

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City polls campaign goes at full throttle

Campaign in both Dhaka north and south city corporation elections is going on in full swing as potential local-body representatives have continued to seek vote. The aspirants, mainly those from the ruling-party background, were seen seeking blessing at Friday's Juma prayers and courting voters. The candidates and their supporters campaigned door to door at the...