BANGLADESH: 2 SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR BLASTS IN SHARIATPUR
January 28, 2013: A Shariatpur court sentenced two activists of the banned Islamist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh to death for their involvement in the 2005 series bomb blasts in the district.
As part of its countrywide terror campaign, the JMB on August 17 that year simultaneously blasted several bombs at the office of Shariatpur deputy commissioner, court premises, in front of Dak Bungalow and in Palong Bazar area of the district.
That day, the Islamist outfit exploded bombs in 63 districts out of 64.
The two to die for the Shariatpur blasts are Kamruzzaman alias Swapan, 27, and Malek Bepari alias Malek Zehadi, 28.
The duo was present when the judge of the District and Sessions Judge's Court Mohammad Sajedul Karim pronounced the verdict around 1:00pm, said Public Prosecutor Mirza Hazrat Ali. (Sources: thedailystar.net, 29/01/2013)