Nizami, Babar among 4 on way to Kashimpur, Dhaka jailsNew Age Online
Four convicts, including Jamaat-e-Islami amir and war crimes accused Matiur Rahman Nizami and former state minister for home affairs Lutfozzaman Babar, in the sensational 10-truck arms haul cases are being taken to Kashimpur jail and Dhaka Central Jail Saturday.
Two other convicts are former Directorate General of Forces Intelligence (DGFI) director major general (retd) Rezzakul Haider Chowdhury and former Director General of National Security Intelligence (NSI) brigadier general (retd) Abdur Rahim.
Rafiqul Quader, jailer of Chittagong Central Jail, said of the four, Nizami and Babar will be sent to Kashimpur jail while Rezzakul Haider and Abdur Rahim to Dhaka Central Jail, UNB reported.
Three microbuses with the four condemned convicts, under police escort started for Kashimpur jail unit-1 and Dhaka Central Jail at about 10:45 am.
A decade after the country's biggest arms haul, a special court in Chittagong on Thursday handed down death sentence and life term to former ministers Matiur Rahman Nizami and Lutfozzaman Babar, 11 senior and influential civil-military bureaucrats and Indian separatist leader Paresh Baruah in two arms and smuggling cases.
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