DHAKA: The special court-10 of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Saturday sentenced 253 mutineers of BGB headquarters’ Hospital Unit to different terms in prison, ranging from four months to seven years, for their involvement in the 2009 mutiny.
In addition to the jail sentences, the court also fined each convict Tk 100.
Apart from this, two accused were acquitted as charges against them were not proved.
The special court led-by Col Khandaker Obaidul Ahsan pronounced the verdict at the BGB Durbar Hall in the morning.
On April 28 in 2010, some 256 jawans were indicted in a case filed by hospital unit’s medical assistant Nannu Mia.
A total of 74 people, including 57 army officers, were killed in the bloody mutiny at BDR Pilkhana Headquarters during the February 25-26, 2009 mayhem.
BDST: 1337 HRS, JULY 14, 2012
Edited by: Rubaiat Saky, Newsroom Editor
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