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Ahsanullah Master murder verdict: SC drops leave-to-appeal petition from cause list

A bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order. Attorney General AM Amin Uddin and Deputy Attorney General Bishwajit Debnath stood for the state while Advocate Khandaker Mahbub Hossain represented the accused. Khandakar Mahbub said one of the curr

A bench led by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order.

Attorney General AM Amin Uddin and Deputy Attorney General Bishwajit Debnath stood for the state while Advocate Khandaker Mahbub Hossain represented the accused.

Khandakar Mahbub said one of the current justices of the Appellate Division had earlier dealt with the case when he was a judge of HC division.

Besides, another Justice of Appellate Division was also present in the HC hearing, he said.

The leave-to-appeal petition was dropped from the list as legally they can’t hear it, he said adding that the appeal will be heard after forming the next bench.

Ahsanullah Master was a central leader of Bangladesh Awami League and a member of Parliament from Gazipur-2 constituency.

Criminals shot him dead at a rally at MA Mazid Miah High School ground in Tongi on May 7, 2004.

Ahsanullah Master was elected MP from Gazipur-2 (Gazipur Sadar-Tongi) constituency twice in 1996 and 2001, and served as Chairman of Gazipur Sadar Upazila and Pubail Union Parishad.

Source: United News of Bangladesh