BANGLADESH: THREE JMB MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING AN OPERATIVE OF THE SAME OUTFIT IN CHAPAINAWABGANJ
December 5, 2019:
A Chapainawabganj court has sentenced three members of the banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) to death and four others to life in prison for killing an operative of the same group in 2012. (Sources: bdnews24.com, 25/11/2019)
Additional Districts and Sessions Judge Md Showkat Ali passed the verdict on 25 November 2019.
The three convicts to be hanged are: Sanowar Hossain, Jahangir Alam and Abdus Shukur.
The four convicts sentenced to life imprisonment are: Shamsul Haque, Abdul Motakabbir alias Bulbul, Saiful Islam and Shamim.
The court has fined each of the seven felons Tk 100,000. Of them, only Sanowar remains a fugitive; the rest were present in court during the verdict.
The then ‘self-proclaimed’ Ameer Ruhul Amin alias Salman of JMB had his throat slit in Kholshi-Boria area of Nachol Upazila due to an internal conflict on 26 April 2012, said Additional Public Prosecutor Anjuman Ara.
The next morning, police recovered Salman's headless body from a local mango garden.