A Dhaka court on Thursday sentenced former chief of banned outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) Moulana Saidur Rahman and two others to seven and half years’ imprisonment for subversive activities.
Judge KM Imrul Kayes of the Special Judge Court-6 of Dhaka passed the order on Thursday. The court also fined the convicts.
Tk 1 lakh each and in default they will suffer one year more in the prison.
Two others convicts are- Abdullah Hel Kafi and his wife Ayesha Akhter. Earlier, Detective Branch (DB) Inspector Sohrab Hossain submitted the charge sheet of the case against the accused on August 7, 2010.
On May 25, 2010, police arrested Saidur Rahman and two others from a house in the city’s East Dania area. During the raids, the police recovered a huge quantity of bomb-making materials, firearms and ammunitions and 24 types of Jihadi books from their possessions.