Showing posts with label Harkat-ul Jihad Al Islami. Show all posts
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Monday, 10 April 2017

Bangladesh Islamists sentenced to hang after president rejects requests

Dhaka: A top Islamist radical under sentence of death has lost his last any expectation of maintaining a strategic distance from the hangman's tree after Bangladesh`s president dismisses a kindness supplication, an authority said Sunday.

A month ago the trio kept in touch with President Abdul Hamid looking for pardon.

"Be that as it may, the president shows dismisses every one of the three leniency petitions," his press secretary Joynal Abedin told AFP.

Imprison specialists would now proceed with the executions, representative investigator general of jails Touhidul Islam told AFP.

Specialists have not reported a date but rather the executions are normal at some point this month.

Hannan headed the Harkat-ul Jihad Al Islami (HuJI) aggregate. The assault on the British diplomat in 2004 was among the most prominent of a progression of ambushes by the gathering crosswise over Bangladesh in the late 1990s and mid 2000s.

The choice to reject mercy comes weeks after activists endeavored to free Hannan by flinging bombs at police vans as police exchanged him between penitentiaries.

When Hannan was captured in late 2005 more than 100 individuals had been murdered in assaults by HuJI on a congregation, mainstream social occasions and mosques utilized by Islam`s minority orders.

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