LIVE: Mir Quasem's execution timeline
12:32am: Escorted by law enforcers, three ambulances including one carrying Mir Quasem's body left the jail for Manikganj.
10:40pm: Home minister confirms the execution of Mir Quasem Ali at Kashimpur Central Jail.
10:30pm: HANGED! Senior Jail Superintendent of Kashimpur Central Jail-2, Prasanta Kumar Banik confirms that death row war criminal Mir Quasem Ali has been executed.
9:37pm: Gazipur Deputy Commissioner SM Alam and Civil Surgeon Ali Haider Khan enter Kashimpur jail.
9:36pm: Family has decided to bury Mir Quasem in Chala village of Manikganj, Tahmina Akhter, daughter in-law of the death row war criminal, tells The Daily Star.
9:05pm: Superintendent of Gazipur police Harun-ur Rashid enters Kashimpur jail.
9:00pm: Gazipur SP Harun-ur Rashid tells journalists that security at Kashimpur Central Jail has been boosted adequately.
8:50pm: Three ambulances enter Kashimpur Central Jail.
7:45pm: Quasem's and his families' wealth should be confiscated, demands Md Akram Hossain, a freedom fighter of sector 2, who is waiting outside the prison gates.
7:25pm: Kashimpur Central Jail Mosque Imam Mufti Md Helal enters the prison.
7:20pm: Shops and market places around Kashimpur Central Jail premises have been closed down.
7:05pm: Additional law enforcers have been deployed to beef up security around Kashimpur Central Jail.
6:57pm: Inspector General of Prisons Brig Gen Syed Iftekhar Uddin enters Kashimpur jail where death row war criminal Mir Quasem Ali has been kept.
6:40pm: Quasem doesn't fear death, his wife Khandokar Ayesha Khatun tells journalists after meeting the death row convict.
6:38pm: Family members of death row war criminal Mir Quasem Ali leave Kashimpur jail premises after meeting him.
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6:05pm: Paramilitary Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has been deployed in Dhaka and Gazipur with war criminal Mir Quasem Ali waiting to walk to the gallows in Kashimpur jail, says Mohsin Reza, BGB’s public relations officer.
6:00pm: Lawmen form a 200-metre off-limit perimeter around Kashimpur jail.
4:45pm: Executive order reaches prison authorities, says Nashir Ahmed, jailor of Kashimpur Central Jail-2.
3:45pm: 38 members of death row convict Mir Quasem’s family enter Kashimpur jail, said Prashanta Kumar Banik, senior superintendent of Kashimpur jail.
1:55pm: Additional Inspector General of Prisons Iqbal Hassan enters the Kashimpur jail, says Prasanta Kumar Banik, senior jail superintendent.
9:30am: Prison authorities call the family members and ask them to meet Mir Quasem at 3:30pm, Tahmina Akhter, daughter-in-law of Mir Quasem, tells The Daily Star.
[The Daily Star’s Staff Correspondent Shaheen Mollah and Gazipur Correspondent Abu Bakr Siddique are providing LIVE updates from Kashimpur Central Jail.]