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Attempt to kill Hasina case verdict August 20


Dhaka – A Speedy Trial Tribunal of Dhaka on Thursday fixed August 20 to deliver its verdict in the case filed over the attempt to kill Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina in Gopalganj in 2000.
Judge Momtaz Begum of the court fixed the date on Monday.On July 20, 2000, police recovered a huge bomb planted at the venue of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's public meeting at Sheikh Lutfor Rahman Government Adarsha College in Kotalipara. Later, SI Nur Hossain filed the case under Explosive Substances Act with Kotalipara Police Station in this connection.
On April 8, 2001, CID submitted the charge-sheet of the case accusing 10 persons including Harkat-ul Jihad (Huji) kingpin Mufti Abdul Hannan for plotting to kill the Prime Minister.
Meanwhile, Mufti Hannan was executed on April 12 for killing three in a grenade attack on the then British High Commissioner Anwar Choudhury in Sylhet in 2004. – Special Correspondent


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