Blogger Ahmed Rajeeb Haider’s father is not satisfied over the verdict on the case filed for killing his son.
Rajeeb’s father Nazim Uddin came up with the dissatisfaction comment immediate after the verdict was produced on Thursday afternoon by a speedy trial tribunal.
“I am not satisfied with the verdict as it is motivated, incomplete,” said Nazim.
“I will appeal against the verdict in the apex court.”
Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal 3 Judge Sayeed Ahmed has awarded death penalty to two persons in the case filed over the murder of blogger Ahmed Rajeeb Haider.
The death row convicts are Foysal Bin Nayem alias Bwip and Rezanur Azad Rana who is absconding in the case. The court also fined them Tk10,000 each.
Besides, the court handed down life term imprisonment to Mohammad Makshudul Hassan Onik and fined him Tk10,000. In default, he will have to suffer a year more in jail.
The court also sentenced Mohammad Ahsan Reza Rumman, Mafiz Imtiaz, Mohammad Nayem Shikdar Irad to 10 years in jail. They were fined Tk5,000. In default, they will have to serve six months in jail.
Meanwhile, the court awarded Shaikul Hadis Mufti Mohammad Jashim Uddin Mohammad Rahamani five years in jail and fined him Tk2,000. In default, he will have to serve two months more.
Sadman Yasir Mahmud was jailed for three years and fined Tk2,000. In default, he will have to serve two months in jail.
Rajeeb, known as Thaba Baba to the blogging community, was hacked to death on February 15, 2013 near his Pallabi home, only 10 days into the historic movement at Shahbagh demanding the death penalty for the 1971 war criminals and a ban on Jamaat-e-Islami and its student body Islami Chhatra Shibir.
A day after the murder, the victim’s father Nazim Uddin filed a murder case with Pallabi police station.