Verdict on case for planting bomb in Hasina’s meeting venue in Kotalipara today

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23rd March, 2021 08:59:28 printer

Verdict on case for planting bomb in Hasina’s meeting venue in Kotalipara  today

A special tribunal is scheduled to pronounce this noon its judgment in a case involving bomb planted at the helipad at Sheikh Lutfor Rahman Government Ideal College premises to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2000.

Judge Abu Jafar Md Kamruzzaman of Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 will pronounce the judgment.

Earlier, on March 11, the court closed curtain of the trial in the case after hearing both the prosecution and defence, reports BSS.

The accused in the case are-Md Azizul Haque alias Shanewaj, Md Lokman, Md Eusuf, Mochahab Hossain, Sheikh Md Enamul Haque, Md Mofijur Rahman, Md Mahmud Ajhar, Md Rasheduzzaman, Md Tarek, Md Wadud Sheikh, Md Anisul Islam, Sarwar Hossain Miah, Mawlana Amirul Islam and Mawlana Rafikul Islam Khan.

According to the case, army men recovered a 76-kg powerful bomb on July 21, 2000, from the premises of Sheikh Lutfor Rahman Government Ideal College when a podium was being made for the Prime Minister’s rally.

Then sub-inspector Nur Hossain of Kotalipara Police Station filed the case under explosive substances act. ASP Abdul Kahhar Akand on November 15, 2001, filed charge-sheet in the case and the court on November 21, 2004, framed charges against the accused.

A total of 34 witnesses out of 50 were examined by the court in the case.

 


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