Dhaka Court issues death warrant against Mujib killer

On Wednesday, a Dhaka court issued a death warrant against Abdul Majed, Bangladesh's founding President Sheik Mujibur Rahman's convicted fugitive murderer; in 1975 Abdul Majed was arrested by Bangladesh's counter-terrorism and transnational crime (CTTC) unit from Mirpur area in Dhaka on Tuesday. Abdul Majed is among the 12 former army personnel sentenced to death in 1998. This was later upheld in 2009 by the High Court. Five of the convicted army personnel were hanged while one died in 2010. Six of the Army staff arrested were absconding. One is Abdul Majed.

by Niranjani Jesentha Kumari Prabagararaj

Updated: Apr 09, 2020 15:05 IST

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