FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Residents of Red Creek have started a petition asking the Provincial Government to consult with them on Treaty Land Entitlement.According to the petition, residents believe that the Government has failed to consult with them on Treaty Land Entitlement and feel that the Red Creek area must be maintained as a recreational area.The area is described as a heavily used year-round crown land that is used by outdoor enthusiasts from Fort St. John and surrounding communities as well as the local residents.- Advertisement -Petition organizers believe that the Treaty Land Entitlement process is flawed and is asking the Government for adequate public consultation and transparency with landowners and stakeholders.Residents are demanding that the Provincial Government review alternate lands to replace the current selection.The petition for the Red Creek Area can be signed by visiting change.org.Advertisement
Bachchu Rahman, president of Rajshahi’s Mohanpur upazila unit Jubo Dal takes treatment at hospital in Rajshahi on Wednesday. Photo: UNBMiscreants abducted a local Juba Dal leader in Rajshahi’s Mohanpur upazila and shot him in his both legs, reports UNB.The victim Bachchu Rahman, is president of Mohanpur upazila unit Jubo Dal, the youth wing of BNP, and son of Lokman Ali of Soipara village in the upazila.Locals said a group of miscreants picked Bachchu up in a microbus from the Rajshahi-Naogaon highway in his area in the afternoon.They took him to Achinghat in Bagmara upazila where they shot him in both begs before leaving the spot.Locals rescued the bullet-hit Juba Dal leader and took him to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.Contacted, officer-in-charge of Mohanpur police station Abul Hossain said he was unaware of the incident.
Prothom Alo illustrationA 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a seventh grader in the Sadar upazila, reports UNB.Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday announced that it arrested Milon Morshed, the accused, on Sunday night.He was the victim’s neighbour at Zirakhali Union’s Bhabanipur area.Milon has been named in a case filed with Kushtia Sadar police station after the rape.RAB-12 Kushtia CPC-1 unit commander Ruhul Amin said they arrested Milon from the town’s Chourhash bus terminal area acting on a tip-off.