2005 Ctg court bombing: Mizan to die, Jabed gets life term...

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2005 Ctg court bombing: Mizan to die, Jabed gets life term

 Chattogram Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:50 AM, 3 October 2021   Updated: 04:59 PM, 3 October 2021

Accused Jabed Iqbal was brought to the court from Chattogram Central Jail under tight security around 10:30 am

Accused Jabed Iqbal was brought to the court from Chattogram Central Jail under tight security around 10:30 am

A court in Chattogram today has sentenced Jahidul Islam alias Bomaru Mizan to death and Jabed Iqbal to life imprisonment for killing two people, including a policeman, in a bomb attack on a police check post in the district court premises

The court of Judge Abdul Halim of Chattogram Anti-Terrorism Tribunal handed over the verdict on Sunday morning., confirmed tribunal’s state counsel Manoranjan Das.

He said the court had sentenced Jahidul Islam alias Bomaru Mizan to death and Jabed Iqbal to life imprisonment in the case. The Bomaru Mizan is on the run.

Earlier, Jabed Iqbal was brought to the court from Chattogram Central Jail under tight security around 10:30 am. Strict security was tightened at the court premises on the occasion of the verdict in the case.

The banned militant group JMB carried out a bomb attack on a police checkpost at Chattogram court premises on November 29, 2005. Police constable Rajib Barua and footballer Shahabuddin Ahmed were killed in that attack. A lawsuit was filed with Kotwali Police Station over the incident.

After submitting the chargesheet against Jabed Iqbal and five others in the case on May 18, 2016, the judge framed charges and ordered the trial to begin. 

Other accused – JMB chief Shaykh Abdur Rahman, second-in-command Siddiqur Rahman alias Bangla Bhai and JMB military commander Ataur Rahman Sunny were hanged in another case, as a result, the court acquitted their names from the case.

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