The Excessive Courtroom has upheld a decrease court docket verdict that sentenced 10 convicts to demise in a case lodged over an try to homicide Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Kotalipara of Gopalganj in 2000.
A digital HC bench of Justice Jahangir Hossen Selim and Justice Md Badruzzaman handed the order Wednesday.
The death-row convicts are Wasim Akter, Rashed driver alias Abul Kalam, Yousuf alias Abu Musa Harun, Sheikh Farida alias Mawlana Shawkot Osman, Hafez Jahangir Alam Badar, Mawlana Abu Bakkar, Hafez Mawlana Yahia, Fufti Shafiqur Rahman, Mufti Abdul Hai and Mawlana Abdur Rouf alias Abu Omor.
The HC additionally upheld the life time period imprisonment for Mehedi Hasan alias Abdul Wadud and acquitted Saroar Hossen within the case.
On August 20, 2017, Dhaka 2nd Speedy Trial Tribunal sentenced 10 individuals to demise within the case.
In accordance with the case paperwork, military males recovered a 76kg highly effective bomb on July 22, 2000, from the premises of Sheikh Lutfor Rahman Authorities Supreme Faculty when a podium was being made for the prime minister’s rally.
One other highly effective bomb was recovered within the space the very subsequent day. Then Kotalipara police station sub-inspector Nur Hossain filed a case on this regard on that day.
Legal Investigation Division (CID) assistant superintendent of police Munshi Atikur Rahman on April 8, 2001, filed a cost sheet in opposition to Harkat ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) chief Mufti Abdul Hannan and others.
Later the case was transferred to the Dhaka court docket.
Mufti Hannan has already been executed on April 12, 2017, for a grenade assault at Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) shrine in Sylhet in 2004.
His title was dropped from the prime minister homicide try case.