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Hanged Mir Quasem buried in Manikganj


Manikganj – Mir Quasem Ali who was hanged on Saturday night for the crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971, was buried at Chala village in Harirampur upazila of Manikganj district early Sunday, UNB news agency reported.Mir Quasem was buried at a lemon orchard at his native home around 3.40am after a namaj-e-janaza.
Earlier around 12:30 am on Sunday, escorted by law enforcers, a hearse carrying the body of Mir Quasem left the jail gate for Harirampur. The ambulance with the body reached there around 2.45.
Later the body was handed over to Quasem’s wife Khandaker Ayesha Khatun in presence of Additional Police Superintendent Jakir Hossain and executive magistrate Iqbal Pathan around 3:00am, said Superintendent of Police Mahfuzur Rahman.
The janaza was held around 3.30am, conducted by Abul Hasan, son-in-law of Quasem’s brother.
Law enforcers barred general people’s presence within 2/3 kilometers of the janaza venue.
The janaza was held with presence of only around 40 family members and relatives of Quasem Ali.
After over four years of trial, the 63-year-old Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami central leader was executed in Kashimpur Central Jail at 10:30 pm on Saturday.


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