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BGB observes Martyrs’ Day, HC yet to release full verdict

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MNA National Desk: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is observing the Martyrs’ Day on Monday with due solemnity, commemorating the army officers killed in the Pilkhana BDR carnage in 2009. The defence and the prosecution are waiting for the release of full text verdict of High Court. They are expecting that the copy of full text verdict will be released soon. BSS adds: Marking the day, the BGB is going to organize Quran Khwani, doa and milad mahfil at all regions, sectors, institutions, and units including the Pilkhana headquarters, said a BGB press release here yesterday. The representatives of the president ...

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21 August grenade attack verdict Wednesday

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MNA National Desk: The much-awaited verdict in two cases filed over the grisly grenade attack on an Awami League rally in city’s Bangabandhu Avenue on August 21, 2004 will be delivered on Wednesday. The attack was launched on a political rally with the aim of killing the then opposition leader, now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, claimed 24 lives and injured 300 others. On September 18, Dhaka’s Speedy Trial Tribunal(STT)-1 judge Shahed Nuruddin set the date of delivering the judgement in two cases where 49  people, including BNP’s Senior Vice Chairman  Tarique Rahman and the then State Minister for Home Affairs ...

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Appeal filed challenging Khaleda’s verdict

MNA National Desk: Counsels of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia filed an appeal petition challenging the verdict sentencing the former prime minister to five years of imprisonment in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. The appeal plea was filed with a branch of High Court at about 3:00pm on Tuesday, said Khaleda Zia’s lawyer Barrister Kaysar Kamal. Earlier, the senior lawyers of Khaleda Zia hold meeting for several hours at the hall room of Supreme Court’s bar in the morning. Barrister Moudud Ahmed, Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, AJ Mohammad Ali, Abdur Rezak Khan, Barrister Mahbubuddin Khokon, Barrister Badruddoza Badal, Sanaullah Mia, Aminul Islam, ...

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BNP facing ‘third major crisis’ with the coming verdict

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MNA National Desk: BNP Joint Secretary General Mahbub Uddin Khokon says the party is facing its ‘third major crisis’ with the coming verdict on the graft trial against BNP chief Khaleda Zia. It is ‘easy to guess’ what kind of verdict will be rendered, he said. The BNP leader and Supreme Court Bar Association General Secretary made the remarks on Sunday evening at a meeting of expatriate party activists in New York’s Brooklyn on Sunday evening. “The BNP is facing a major crisis for the third time,” he said. “The first time was after the murder of President Ziaur Rahman ...

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Peelkhana verdict: HC sentencing on Monday

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MNA National Desk: The High Court proceedings in delivering the verdict over the killings during the 2009 mutiny at the border guards’ headquarters in Dhaka’s Peelkhana have rolled into Monday. A three-member bench led by Justice Md Shawkat Hossain started announcing the verdict, with observations of over 1,000 pages, on Sunday morning. In court, Justice Hossain, however, said it cannot be confirmed when the bench would be able to complete reading out the verdict. Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said the sentencing was not announced on Sunday and the procedure would continue through Monday. Extra security check posts were raised around ...

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Complete verdict in Rajib murder case published

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MNA National Desk: A 163-page verdict for killing blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider in 2015 was published on the Supreme Court website on Sunday, sentencing two people to death, another to life term and six others to different jail terms. After getting signed by two Judges—Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md Jahangir Hossain, the verdict was published this morning. Earlier on 2 April, a High Court bench upheld a lower court verdict over the murder. The condemned convicts are Faisal Din Nayeem alias Dwip and Redwanul Azad Rana while the lifer is Maksudul Hasan Anik. On 15 February, 2013, Ahmed ...

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Verdict on Mir Quasem’s review petition August 30

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MNA National Report: A five-member appeal bench led by chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha fixed the final verdict on Mir Quasem’s review petition on August 30, Tuesday. The appellate division of Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the petition filed by death row convict Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali seeking review of its earlier verdict that upheld his death penalty for crimes against humanity during the War of Independence in 1971. The other four members of the panel are Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, justice Hasan Foyez Siddiqui, justice Mirza Hossain Haider, and justice Muhammad Bazlur Rahman. Mir Quasem Ali was ...

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Supreme Court upholds HC verdict on amending CrPc 54, 167

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MNA National Desk: Supreme Court upholds the HC verdict on amending CrPc 54, 167. According to reports, the Supreme court (SC) upheld a High Court (HC) order that asked for the reform of the provisions of arrest without warrant and interrogation on remand under sections 54 and 167 of the of the Code of Criminal Procedure. A four-member bench of the Appellate Division led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order on Tuesday morning. Barrister Sara Hossain, lawyer of Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST), said the court rejected the appeal of the state and will issue ...

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