The Chief State Counsel on Wednesday dismissed as
ridiculous and a figment of fact the defense arguments that the August 15, 1975
carnage was no case of criminal conspiracy for murder but a plot of committing
mutiny to change the then Mujib government.
Narrating the background in support of his contentions Anisul Huq said from the
evidence on record as well as facts and circumstances of the case it was a
"clear case of criminal conspiracy for murder".
He said the conspirators, both serving and dismissed army officers, after
briefing their troops at night parade in Dhaka Cantonment, simultaneously
carried out three operations on the fateful night.
The assailants swooped on the residences of Bangladesh President Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
and Sheikh Fazlul Huq Moni at Dhanmondi and Abdur Rab Serniabat at ministerial
enclave in the capital and perpetrated a killing spree, he pointed out.