3 JMB men get 39yrs in Netrakona
A court here yesterday sentenced three members of militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to 39 years rigorous imprisonment (RI) each for bombing in the town on August 17, 2005.
The convicts are Kawser Ahmed alias Yunus, Kawser Alam Sumon and Amanullah.
Netrakona Additional District and Sessions Judge Ekramul Haque Chowdhury also fined them Tk 20,000 each, in default, to suffer one year RI more.
The name of JMB chief Shaekh Abdur Rahman was dropped from the charge sheet as he along with five other JMB kingpins were hanged for killing two Jhalakati judges.
According to the case history, the convicts exploded bombs at different places in Netrakona town including Judge Court building and DC (deputy commissioner) office premises during the countrywide serial blasts on August 17, 2005.