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DESK REPORT As conflict persists within Myanmar, loud explosions have been heard in Bangladesh, signaling ongoing clashes across the border. These explosions began on Monday morning (April 9) and were intermittently heard through to Tuesday afternoon, instilling fear among the residents near the border. Locals report the sounds of gunfire, bombs, and mortar shells Continue Reading
STAFF CORRESPONDENT, BANDARBAN/BANDARBAN AND RUMA CORRESPONDENTS Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has announced that strict measures would be implemented against those involved in the robbery of three banks, the looting of arms, and the kidnapping of a bank manager in Bandarban. He communicated this to journalists at the Bandarban Circuit House after inspecting the Continue Reading
NEWS DESK Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal is set to visit Bandarban today to inspect the overall situation as law enforcers on Thursday rescued Nezam Uddin, the manager of Sonali Bank’s Ruma branch, within 48 hours of abduction. The minister would go to Bandarban by a helicopter this morning, Senior Information Officer Sharif Mahmud Apu […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK A total of six cases have been filed in Bandarban over the string of robberies, looting weapons and kidnapping of the manager of a Sonali Bank branch in Bandarban. “Four cases have been filed with Ruma Police Station and two with Thanchi Police Station against unidentified persons in connection with the bank robberies,” […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said that the separatist group Kuki-Chin National Front (KNF) is involved in the bank robbery incidents in Ruma and Thanchi in Bandarban. He made these remarks at his office in the Secretariat, Dhaka on Wednesday. The home minister said: “KNF is a separatist group and its activities […]Continue Reading