15 JMB men get life imprisonment in K’chhari

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15 JMB men get life imprisonment in K’chhari

 Khagrachhari Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 09:31 PM, 23 April 2018  

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A tribunal here on Monday sentenced 15 members of banned Islamist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to life imprisonment in a case filed over the series bomb blasts of 2005.

The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each, in default, to suffer six months more in rigorous imprisonment.

The convicts are Ariful Islam of Dinajpur, Shahidul Islam and Ismail Hossain of Bagerhat, Ruhul Amin, Belal Miah, Ruhul Amin Sufi and Manju Miah of Khagrachhari, Karim Ali of Chapainawabganj, Ershad of Rangpur, Hasan Al Mahmud of Barishal, Asaduzzaman of Jhenidah, Emdadul Haq and Faruk Hossain of Pirojpur, Enayetullah of Gopalganj and Abujar alias Ayub Ali of Chattogram.

According to the prosecution, three people sustained injuries as a number of bombs exploded in front of Khagrachhari Additional District Magistrate Courtroom, Judge Court area and Mukta Mancha on the Shapla Chattar premises on August 17, 2005, as part of JMB’s series bomb blasts in 63 districts of the country.

Police submitted charge-sheet against them on October 3, 2005.

After examining the records and witnesses, Special Tribunal Judge Ratneshwar Bhattacharya handed down the verdict.

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