A Chapainawabganj court on Wednesday sentenced three members of banned Islamic militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to 10 years imprisonment and fined Tk 10,000 each or six months more imprisonment in default in a case filed under the anti-terrorism act.
Additional district and session judge Md Shawkat Ali gave this verdict on Wednesday afternoon.
The convicts are: Salim alias Harun Mistiri of Charmohonpur village under Chapainawabganj municipality, Shahadat alias Nayan of Nimtala Kanthal village under Gomostapur upazila and Abdul Momin of Koiladiar village under the same upazila.
RAB-5 and BGB jointly in a raid at Zohurpur under Chapainawabganj Sadar Upazila on July 7, 2009 arrested Salim with a pistol and seven rounds of bullet.
Based on his confessional statement, police later arrested two other JMB members- Shahadat and Momin- from Gomostapur Upazila.
RAB official Anwar Hossain filed a case against them with Chapainawabganj Sadar thana on July 8, 2009 and submitted charge sheet on March 30, 2016.
After hearing the witnesses the court handed down the punishment in presence of the convicts, reports BSS.