BANGLADESH: TWO HANGED IN JESSORE FOR MURDERING FREEDOM FIGHTER IN 1994
November 16, 2017:
The authorities in Jessore Central Jail have executed death sentences of two for murdering freedom fighter Monwar Hossain 23 years ago. (Sources: bdnews24.com, 17/11/2017)
Senior Superintendent of the jail Kamal Hossain told reporters that the executioners hanged the convicts, Golam Rasul Jhorhu, 75, and Abdul Mokim, 60, at 11:45pm on November 16.
Both the convicts from Alamdanga Upazila's Durlovpur village in Chuadanga were members of extremist group Purbo Bangla Communist Party.
Referring to case dossier, Kamal said some members of the extremist group hacked freedom fighter and Kumari union council member Monwar to death at Durlovpur village on June 28, 1994.
Monwar’s brother Ahim Uddin started a case at Alamdanga Police Station, naming 21 people, on the following day.
Chuadanga District and Sessions Judge’s court sentenced three to death, two to lifetime imprisonment and acquitted the 16 others on Apr 17, 2008.