21 August grenade attack

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

People won't accept unity with Aug 21 killers: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the country’s people would never accept any ‘Jatiya Oikkya’ (national unity) with the August 21 grenade attackers.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

‘State-sponsored verdicts’ in Aug-21 cases to ruin BNP: Rizvi

BNP alleges that 'state-sponsored' verdicts were given in the August 21 grenade attack cases, aiming to destroy BNP in a planned way.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

Grenades came from Pakistan

The grenades used in the August 21 attack to kill Sheikh Hasina were supplied by former deputy minister Abdus Salam Pintu's brother Maulana Tajuddin.

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TIMELINE

August 21, 2004...

October 11, 2018
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A close shave

The day before August 21, 2004, Dhaka city Awami League leaders had an informal meeting with party chief Sheikh Hasina for her directives on the next day's rally on Bangabandhu Avenue.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

August 21 attack: 'State-backed crime' punished

It was a well-orchestrated plan, executed through abuse of state power, a special court has ruled, delivering verdicts in the two cases filed over the grenade attack on an Awami League rally 14 years ago.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

AL not fully satisfied

The ruling Awami League yesterday said it was neither unhappy nor fully satisfied with the verdicts in the grenade attack cases and that it would request the government to seek a stricter punishment for BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

18 convicts still at large

Eighteen of the 49 convicts in the August 21 grenade attack cases are still at large and police have been able to know the whereabouts of eight of them.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

113 activists of BNP, Jamaat arrested

Police yesterday arrested 113 leaders and activists of BNP, Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir in Cumilla and Jashore to “prevent deterioration of law and order” over the August 21 grenade attack case verdict.