BDR Mutiny: HC resumes reading out verdict on appeals

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PV Desk : The High Court (HC) on Monday resumed delivering its verdict on appeals of 152 convicts filed against the death penalty in the Pilkhana BDR mutiny case.

Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder started reading out the rest of the verdict for the second day at 10:52am.

On Sunday, Justice Md Shawkat Hossain, Justice Md Abu Zafor Siddique of a three-member HC bench gave their observations while delivering verdict in the BDR mutiny case.

Justice Siddique observed that a vested quarter had wanted to destroy a skilled and trained force through the Pilkhana BDR mutiny to destablise the country and jeopardise its economic and social security.

He also described the BDR mutiny as an unprecedented incident in the world history. Later, the court postponed the reading out of the verdict till Monday morning.

On April 3 last, a three-member special HC bench, led by Justice Shawkat Hossain, kept the verdict pending as Curia Advisari Vult (CAV) after concluding the hearing on the appeals and the death reference.