09:00 PM, May 10, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:39 AM, May 11, 2016


12:33am: Two ambulances enter the Dhaka jail to carry Nizami’s body to his ancestral soil in Pabna.

12:20am: Law Minister confirms The Daily Star that war criminal Nizami was hanged between 11:50pm and 12:00am.

11:04pm: Two pickup vans of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) are stationed at Dhaka jail gate as prison prepares for Nizami execution.

10:57pm: Additional IGP Colonel Iqbal Hasan enters Dhaka jail where preparation for Nizami's hanging is underway.

10:17pm: From on behalf of Dhaka police, DC (north) of DB, Sheikh Nazmul Alam enters as jail gears for Nizami's execution.

10:16pm: Dhaka's district commissioner and an executive magistrate enter jail where Nizami will be executed.

10:00pm: Pro-liberation forces, demanding hanging of Nizami, parade around Dhaka jail.


9:58pm: Civil Surgeon Abdul Malek Mridha enters Dhaka jail where death row Nizami is kept.

9:31pm: Nizami's family comes out of Dhaka jail after one-and-half hour after meeting the death row war criminal.

8:58pm: Dhaka Central Jail authorities are given the order to execute death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan tells The Daily Star.

8:32pm: Family now meeting death row Nizami at Dhaka jail. In total, 24 family members came in 3 cars.

7:50pm: 22 members of Nizami’s family in three vehicles reach Dhaka jail where the death row convict is being kept.

7:29pm: Roads leading to Dhaka jail, where death row Nizami is kept, has been blocked. Police force is doubled.

7:12pm: Additional police forces are deployed at and around Dhaka jail where death row Nizami is kept.

7:00pm: Family members of death row war criminal Nizami are on the way to meet Nizami at Dhaka jail.

6:30pm: Barb wire barricades have been placed around Dhaka jail, law enforcers are alert.

6:00pm: Dhaka Central Jail authorities ask family of death row war criminal Nizami to meet him at the jail.

5:30pm: Govt is fully prepared to execute the death row Nizami. Execution anytime upon his plea for presidential mercy, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan tells reporters.

4:40pm: A ladder is seen being taken inside Dhaka jail where death row Nizami is kept.

4: 35pm: Food & beverage being taken inside Dhaka jail where death convict Nizami is being kept.

3:00pm: Hangman Raju entered Dhaka jail where Nizami is being kept.


May 9

7:55pm: The prison authorities read out the verdict to Nizami.

6:55pm: ICT officials went to the jail gate and handed over the copy of verdict.

3:00pm: A special squad of the law enforcers brought hangman Raju to the central jail from Kashimpur jail.

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