Five years ago, the court sentenced 9 BNP leaders and activists to rigorous imprisonment for two years in two separate sections in the sabotage case filed by the Gulshan police station of the capital. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin’s court gave this verdict on Thursday.
The accused are Mehedi Bappi, Mainul Hasan Mishu, Shariful, Zakir Hossain, Mojibur Rahman, Mamun Chowdhury, Rubel Hossain, Atiqur Rahman and Billal Hossain.
In the verdict, the defendants have been sentenced to 6 months rigorous imprisonment, 5 thousand taka fine, 1 month unpaid imprisonment in default and 1 year 6 months rigorous imprisonment, 5 thousand taka fine, 2 months unpaid imprisonment in default, and under section 147 of the penal code.
Besides, one accused was acquitted as the charges against him were not proved.
The police filed the case against the accused in Gulshan police station in September 2018.