Bangladesh has accomplished a former Military officer for his involvement within the assassination of the rustic’s founder, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975. Bangladesh Capt (disregarded) Abdul Majed used to be convicted for his involvement within the 1975 coup through which Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman used to be assassinated.
Abdul Majed used to be hanged at Dhaka Central Prison in Keraniganj at 12:01 am, just about four-and-a-half many years after the bloodbath. “Majed used to be hanged at 12:01 am,” Jailer Mahbubul Islam instructed the media.
Inspector Basic (Prisons) Brigadier Basic AKM Mustafa Kamal Pasha and civil surgeon and district Justice of the Peace of Dhaka have been provide all over Abdul Majed’s execution. Prison assets stated Abdul Majed’s mortal stays can be despatched to his village in Bhola for burial.
His members of the family, together with his spouse Saleha, had met Abdul Majed within the prison on Saturday evening.
On Wednesday, President Abdul Hamid became down the mercy petition of Abdul Majed, clearing the best way for his execution.
Dhaka’s District and Consultation’s Courtroom had issued the dying warrant for Abdul Majed after he used to be produced earlier than the courtroom at the identical day.
A specialized police unit arrested Abdul Majed, some of the fugitive convicted in Bangabandhu’s assassins, as he returned house after hiding for almost two and half of many years in India.
House Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal stated earlier experiences indicated Majed used to be hiding in India however sooner or later he used to be arrested from Dhaka as he secretly returned ultimate month. Police’s Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit arrested him in a predawn raid at Mirpur space.
On August 15, 1975, Bangabandhu and maximum of his members of the family have been assassinated by way of a cabal of army males.
Eighteen individuals of his circle of relatives, together with Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, 3 sons — Captain Sheikh Kamal, Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal, and 10-year-old Sheikh Russel — two daughters-in-law — Sultana Kamal and Rosy Jamal — brother Sheikh Naser, peasant chief Abdur Rab Serniabat, adolescence chief Sheikh Fazlul Haq Moni and his spouse Arzu Moni, Child Serniabat, Sukanta Babu, Arif and Abdul Nayeem Khan Rintu, have been amongst others who have been killed on that fateful evening.
Army Secretary Brigadier Basic Jamil used to be additionally killed. A number of individuals of a circle of relatives within the capital’s Mohammadpur space have been killed by way of artillery shells fired by way of the killers at the identical day.
On November 19, 2009, the Appellate Department of the Ideally suited Courtroom upheld the dying penalty of 12 convicted former Military officers for the assassination of Bangabandhu and his members of the family.
5 convicts in Bangabandhu’s assassination – Syed Farooq Rahman, Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, Bazlul Huda, AKM Mohiuddin Ahmed and Mohiuddin Ahmed – have been hanged in January 2010. Every other convict Aziz Pasha died in Zimbabwe in 2001.
House Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal stated the “self-confessed killer” used to be now not most effective occupied with Bangabandhu’s assassination but in addition took section within the next killing of 4 nationwide leaders in high-security Dhaka Central Prison on November 3, 1975.