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Aug 21 grenade attack on AL rally

  • Published at 03:26 am August 21st, 2016
  • Last updated at 09:05 am August 21st, 2016
Aug 21 grenade attack on AL rally
Victims Ivy Rahman, Rafiqul Islam, Mahbubur Rashid, Abul Kalam Azad, Rezina Begum, Nasir Uddin Sardar, Atique Sarkar, Abdul Kuddus Patwari, Aminul Islam Moazzem, Belal Hossain, Mamun Mridha, Ratan Shikdar, Liton Munshi, Hasina Mamtaz Reena, Sufia Begum, Rafiqul Islam (Ada Chacha), Mostaque Ahmed Sentu, Md Hanif, Abul Kashem, Zahed Ali, Momen Ali, M Shamsuddin and Ishaque Miah. Injured More than 200 people including many Awami League leaders suffered severe splinter and other injuries in the attack. Among the injured were Sheikh Hasina, Amir Hossain Amu, Abdur Razzak, Suranjit Sengupta, Obaidul Quader, Sahara Khatun, Mohammad Hanif, Prof Abu Sayeed, AFM Bahauddin Nasim, Nazrul Islam Babu, Awlad Hossain, Sayeed Khokon, Mahbuba Parvin, Umme Razia Kajol, Nasima Ferdous, Shahida Tarek Dipti, Rasheda Akhter Ruma, Hamida Khanam Moni, Engineer Selim, Ruma Islam, Kazi Moazzem Hossain and Mamun Mallick. Accused fugitives Tarique Rahman, Shah Mofazzal Hossain Kaikobad, Mohammad Hanif, Maj Gen (retd) ATM Amin, Lt Col (retd) Saiful Islam Joarder, Babu alias Ratul Babu, Anisul Morsalin, Mohibul Muttakin, Maulana Tajuddin, Shafikur Rahman, Mufti Abdul Hai, Maulana Abu Bakar, Iqbal, Khalilur Rahman, Jahangir Alam Badar, Maulana Liton alias Zobair alias Delwar, Md Obaidur Rahman, Khan Syed Hasan, Harris Chowdhury. Accused on bail Khaleda’s nephew Saiful Islam Duke, former police chiefs Md Ashraful Huda, Shahidul Huq, and Khoda Baksh Chowdhury, first three investigation officers in the case – CID Special Superintendent Ruhul Amin and two  former CID ASPs Munshi Atiqur Rahman and Abdur Rashid – and former DCC ward commissioner Ariful Islam. Case proceedings The CID pressed charges against 20 people in the case on June 9, 2008. Trial began in the same year. On July 3, 2011, the CID submitted supplementary charge sheet against 30 people. On March 18, 2012, A Dhaka court framed charges.