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Bangladesh executes six militants

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posted on Apr, 2 2007 @ 05:26 PM

Six Islamic militants convicted of killing two judges during a wave of bomb attacks have been hanged in Bangladesh, officials say.
The six included Abdur Rahman, the head of the banned Islamic group Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh, and his deputy Siddiqul Islam, known as Bangla Bhai.

Police said the men were executed at different jails across the country.

The November 2005 attack on the judges was part of a series of bombings for which the JMB was blamed.

During their trial, the men said they targeted the judiciary because it was run by secular rather than Sharia law.

The Supreme Court rejected their appeal late last year and President Iajuddin Ahmed turned them down for clemency earlier this month.

"They were hanged in four different jails and their dead bodies were handed over to their families," Inspector General of Prisons Brigadier Zakir Hassan told the French news agency AFP.

i was in bangladesh when the 500 bombs went off around bangladesh
and would have been right next to one if i had found the 2 AA batteries for my camera on time

they want to turn bangladesh into a islamic country where its run by sharia law insted of that deprived from british laws
by attacking people and judges


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