Wednesday, July 17, 2024

329 BDR rebels get jail terms, 7 acquitted

BDR mutiny case 329 BDR rebels get jail terms, 7 acquitted A special court of the Border Guard Bangladesh on Sunday jailed 329 members of the Bangladesh Rifles Sports Board and members of various directorates of the BDR for varying terms ranging from four months to seven years on charge of mutiny in its headquarters ... Read more

Plotters not identified

Soldiers’ grievances not met Even two years inside the February 25-26, 2009 rebellion in the then Bangladesh Rifles, later renamed Border Guard Bangladesh, the plotters of the bloody mutiny are still unidentified, the conspiracy is yet to be cracked, and the grievances, identified by two probe bodies as the primary reasons for the rebellion, have ... Read more

1,065 soldiers jailed so far

In two years since the bloody mutiny of BDR border guards took place on Feb 25-26, 2009, some 1,065 rebel soldiers have been sentenced to imprisonment for different terms ranging from four months to seven years till Thursday. All these convicts were also fined Tk 100 each by different special courts set up across the ... Read more