Tarique Zia’s life imprisonment, 11 accused … Babar, 19, including death penalty

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MT DESK:
The primary end to the 14-year waiting period is the death of the victims and the families of the 2004 grenade attack in Dhaka. The judge of the BNP-Jamaat alliance government’s home minister Lutfozzaman Babar, former deputy minister Abdus Salam Pinto, 19 people including the prime minister Khaleda Zia’s eldest son BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s political secretary Harish Chowdhury, 19 Junk has been given life imprisonment for life. In addition, 11 government officials accused in the case have been given jail terms for different periods. Judge of Dhaka fast trial tribunal Shahed Noor Uddin announced the verdict on Wednesday at 12 am on Wednesday in two cases of sensational murder and explosive law. He said in the verdict, the sentence of the accused will be dropped from jail time. And those accused who got the sentences in two cases, will be executed simultaneously. Since the dawn of the verdict, strict security was taken in the court premises. Mahmuda Begum, who was injured in a grenade attack after hearing the verdict, said he could not be happy with the verdict. However, his mind is still calm – even after 14 years he has been able to see the trial.
The Awami League’s militant and anti-terrorism demonstrations were held on August 21. And in this peaceful rally, the miscreants attacked the grenade atrociously. 24 people, including Awami League women’s affairs editor and former President Zillur Rahman’s wife Ivy Rahman, were killed. Three hundred leaders of the party are seriously injured.
The Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she survived for a short while on that day. But, grenade’s loud sound is lost. Many other leaders of the Awami League’s first row were also saved for a little. However, all of them are living in grave trouble with grenade sprinters. In the verdict of the verdict, the judge said that this attack was done to defeat the Awami League by killing Sheikh Hasina and it was directly behind the top leaders of BNP-Jamaat alliance.
The judge came to court around 10am in the morning. Later, at 11pm, 31 accused in the case were brought to the court. The judge sat on the court at 11:30. As soon as he started reading the verdict of the judgment, the court room went away. Then alternate lighting was arranged. In this situation, the electricity came back to the moment before the original verdict was completed. The judge first read the two pages of verdict. And the issues mentioned in the two cases filed in this incident. Then there was a crowd in the court, but this was also the pinpoint silence. Everyone was waiting for Ray in the small room This courtroom long east to west The place for the judge’s seat in the east. The prosecution was on the left side of the two sides in front of the wrapped clothes in the red cloth and the defendants’ lawyers sat on the right side. The 31 accused in the case were behind them. Local and foreign media workers, law enforcers and security officials sit behind the prosecution. The accused were all sitting in the chair. Former state minister for home Lutfuzzaman Babar, former DGFI chief Rezzakul Haider Chowdhury, NSI then director general Brig Gen (retd) Abdur Rahim, former deputy minister Abdus Salam Pintus and others were present in the court. They looked bleak In the back row of the accused, mainly the militant leaders. While the judge was reading, almost all militant leaders were praying in low voice. After reading the observations and considerations, the judge began to read the main verdict at 11.37 minutes. He first announced the names of the convicts. During this time, he said, “Death sentence was pronounced as guilty in the intention of planning and murder of criminal conspiracy under section 302/120 (B) / 34 of the Rule 302/120 and ordered to be hanged till death.’
In the sensational case, Khaleda’s eldest son Tarique Rahman, State Minister for Home Affairs Lutfuzzaman Babar and Deputy Minister Abdus Salam Pintu, 52 people including BNP-Jamaat alliance government. One of the accused is Jamaat leader and Al-Badr Comma Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid in the case of humanitarian crime and Harkatul Jihad leader Mufti Abdul Hannan and Sharif Shahedul Islam were killed in a case of grenade attack on huge British High Commissioner Anwar Chowdhury To escape from. Later, there were 49 accused in the case. On the day of the verdict, 31 accused were present in the court while the remaining 18 were absconding.
In 2004, on 22 August, Motijheel Police Station Sub-Inspector Faruque Ahmed filed two separate cases under the grenade attack and explosives law. The police station first investigated the case. Later Dhaka Metropolitan Police Detective Police took charge of the investigation. Later, the case comes under the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). There are allegations that the then Khaleda Zia started firing several cases to cover the case. At one stage, CID officials tried to take a siege named Jaj Mia to steal the motivation of the case differently. According to Judge Mire’s confession, Mostwandada of the fledgling Bangladesh was the mastermind of the attack and some of them, including direct and indirect counsel Judge Mia, took part in the attacks. In this situation, after the change of power in Bangladesh in 2007, CID’s ASP Fazlul Kabir took the initiative of the then caretaker government.

 

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