Ziauddin M Choudhury’s book, Assassination of Ziaur Rahman and the
Afermath is a chronology of events surrounding the killing of General Ziaur
Rahman , the then President of Bangladesh .
The book also contains a brief summary on the rise of Zia
The Author Ziauddin M Choudhury was the Deputy Commissioner of
Chittagong during Zia’s assassination
during a failed army coup in May 1981.
The author, from his vantage point , doubts if one would
if the officers charged and executed
were the only people involved in the assassination , if General Manzoor
actually was the leader of the coup which failed and ended in a mess.