BDR mutiny

BDR Carnage Case: Home minister expresses hope for swift conclusion

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal this morning conveyed his anticipation for an imminent final verdict in the BDR carnage case

Pilkhana Carnage: 15 years on, justice yet to be meted out

Fifteen years have passed since the BDR mutiny that killed 74 people, including 57 army officials, but the victim families are yet to get final justice and the accused their due punishment, as both the cases filed over the incident have not yet been disposed of due to lengthy legal processes and courts being overburdened with cases.

2009 Pilkhana Carnage: Intent was to dislodge the AL govt

The intention of the massacre and atrocities at the BDR Pilkhana headquarters in 2009 was to depose the newly formed Awami League-led government, create a political crisis, and damage democracy, said the High Court in the full text of the BDR mutiny case verdict.

HC releases full text of BDR carnage verdict awarding death to 139

The High Court releases full text of its verdict that confirmed death penalty for 139 accused and upheld life imprisonment of 185 others for their involvement in the massacre during the BDR mutiny in 2009.

Wounds yet to heal

Tasim lost both his parents in just nine months.

Find out facts behind intelligence failure: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir underscores the need for finding out facts behind the intelligence failure to detect the impending BDR mutiny in 2009.

Gallows only recourse

The High Court has confirmed death penalty for 139 out of 152 accused who were given capital punishment by a lower court for their involvement in the massacre during the BDR mutiny in 2009.

BDR CARNAGE / Probe intelligence failure: HC

Bangladesh’s High Court calls for investigating the failure of intelligence into the then Bangladesh Rifles in the purview of Pilkhana carnage of 2009.

HC Judge's Observation on BDR Mutiny: Plot to destabilise country, govt

The 2009 BDR mutiny had posed a serious challenge to the 48-day-old government and a grave threat to democracy and the rule of law, a High Court judge observed yesterday while delivering the verdict in the sensational BDR carnage case.

October 28, 2017
October 28, 2017

HC verdict in BDR carnage case soon, hopes prosecution

The prosecution at the High Court expresses the hope that the verdict on death reference and jail appeals in the BDR carnage case will be pronounced soon.

April 13, 2017
April 13, 2017

High Court verdict on BDR carnage case any day

The High Court will deliver a verdict any day on the death reference and appeal in BDR carnage case, the biggest ever criminal case in the country's history in terms of number of accused and convicts.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Homage paid to victims of BDR carnage

The nation yesterday mourned the death of 74 people, including 57 army officers, killed during the BDR carnage on February 25-26 in 2009.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Bill with death penalty provision for mutiny in Coast Guard placed

A bill, titled 'Bangladesh Coast Guard Bill, 2016', is placed in parliament having a provision of maximum punishment of death sentence for involvement in mutiny in the force.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

HC urged to uphold death penalty of 152 BDR mutiny convicts

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam prays to the High Court to uphold the lower court verdict that sentenced 152 convicts for killing 74 people including 57 army officials in the 2009 Pilkhana mutiny.

May 3, 2015
May 3, 2015

Ex-BNP MP Nasiruddin Pintu dies

Ex-BNP lawmaker Nasiruddin Ahmed Pintu, who was serving life-term for carnage at Pilkhana headquarters of paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles force, dies of heart attack.

February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015

A father's bleeding heart

IT'S an utterly haunting recollection of my lost son Shaheed Colonel Quadrat Elahi Rahman Shafique, ndc, psc. From his very childhood he appeared to be extremely sharp and meritorious. He was known as one of the most brilliant officers in the Bangladesh Army.

February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015

Tearful adieu

WE say life moves on and it is only wiser to look forward. But is there anyone who can deny the power of memory? In fact, what we call the present is given shape by an accumulation of the past.

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