Bangladesh: 8 'militants' indicted in Dipon murder case

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 13 Oct 2019

Dhaka: An anti-terror tribunal in Bangladesh on Sunday framed charges against eight members of banned Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT)' terror group in connection with the murder of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipon in 2016.

The order was passed by Judge Mujibur Rahman of Anti-Terror Tribunal.


The tribunal on 19 March accepted the charge sheet filed in the case and issued arrest warrants for fugitive accused ABT leader and also sacked army major Syed Ziaul Haque and Akram Hossain, reported Prothom Alo.


Investigation officer and detective branch assistant police commissioner Fazlur Rahman on 15 November submitted the charge sheet against all the eight people accused in the case.


The accused people were identified as  major Ziaul Haque, Moinul Hasan Shamim, Md Abdus Sabur, Khairul Islam, Md Abu Siddique Sohel, Md Mozammel Hossain Saimon, Md Sheikh Abdullah and Akram Hossain alias Hasib.


In 2016, Jagriti Prokashoni publisher Dipon was hacked to death.

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