Two top cadres of the banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were
sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday for their involvement in bomb attacks on Chittagong court building that killed three people, including a bomber, three
sentenced are JMB divisional commander Javed Iqbal alias Mohammad and
explosives expert Zahidul Islam Suman alias Boma Mizan.
already convicted in three cases, was present at the court while Mizan was
tried in absentia.
to the prosecution, police constable Rajib Barua and local footballer
Shahabuddin were killed in the bomb attacks orchestrated by JMB bombers on the Chittagong court building premises on November 29, 2005.
cadre Hossain Ali was seriously injured while hurling bombs at the court
building. He died at Chittagong Medical College Hospital two days later.
investigation, police filed charge sheet against JMB chief Shaikh Abdur Rahman,
second-in-command Siddiqul Islam alias Bangla Bhai, Shura member Ataur Rahman
Sunny, Javed Iqbal and Boma Mizan.
The court exonerated Shaikh Abdur Rahman, Bangla
Bhai and Sunny from the charges following their execution last year.