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Death penalty upheld for 6 B’deshi militants

A speedy trial tribunal in June 2013 sentenced 10 JMB operatives to death

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Publish Date: Jul 28 2016 3:39PM | Updated Date: Jul 28 2016 3:39PM

Death penalty upheld for 6 B’deshi militants

 Death sentences awarded to six terrorists were upheld on Thursday over bombings in 2005 at a Dhaka court that killed eight people including four lawyers.

 
High Court Division bench delivered the verdict. The six militants, Enayet Ullah, Arifur Rahman, Saidur Rahman Munsi, Abdullah Al Sohain, Nizam Uddin Reza and Taibur Rahman Hassan, were affiliated with Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).
 
Bench also ordered life imprisonment to two others and acquitted two.
 
As per details, the gang detonated bombs at Gazipur court premises on November 29, 2005.
 
Blasts killed the association's General Secretary Amzad Hossain, lawyers Golam Faruque, Nurul Huda and Anwarul Azim as well as four clients.
 
A speedy trial tribunal in June 2013 sentenced 10 JMB operatives to death.