HC suspends gallantry award of 4 fugitive Bangabandhu’s killers

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DHAKA, Dec 15, 2020 (BSS) – The High Court suspended the freedom fighter gallantry award of four convicted fugitive killers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The convicts are Shariful Haque Dalim, SHMB Nur Chowdhury, AM Rashed Chowdhury and Mosleh Uddin alias Muslim Uddin.

A High Court division bench comprising Justice JBM Hasan and Justice Mohammad Khairul Alam passed the order following a writ petition filed by Supreme Court lawyerSubir Nandi Das on December 1.

“The Supreme Court has also issued a rule asking why the inaction of those involved in the murder of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would not be illegal’,” Subir Nandi Das told BSS.

The authorities concerned have also been asked to respond to the rule, he added.

Of the convicted killers – Nur Chowdhury was given BirBikram, Shariful Haque DalimBirUttam and Rashed Chowdhury and Mosleh Uddin were given the title of Bir Pratik.