Charges framed against eight again in blogger Rajib murder case 

A Speedy Trial Tribunal in Dhaka has framed charges again against eight accused in the case over murder of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider after an error appeared.

Published : 21 May 2015, 11:35 AM
Updated : 21 May 2015, 12:52 PM

Plaintiff Haider’s father Nazim Uddin confirmed the framing of charges afresh on Thursday.
Defendant Ehsan Reza Rumman’s lawyer Faruq Ahmed, quoting the state’s lawyer Mahbubur Rahman, said the name of the place of the murder was mistaken in the previous charges.
Haider, a blogger and an architect by profession, was hacked to death on Feb 15, 2013 near his house in Dhaka’s Mirpur.
It was the 11th day of the Ganajagaran Mancha's movement, of which Haider was an organiser.
State’s lawyer Rahman said Third Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Sayeed Ahmed framed the charges and set May 27 for recording witness deposition.
Last Sunday was the day to start the recording but it was deferred to May 21 as the judge was on vacation.
Chief of ‘Ansarullah Bangla Team’ Mufti Jasim Uddin Rahmani and seven students of the North South University (NSU) are accused in the case.
The seven NSU students are Faisal Bin Nayeem alias Deep, 22, Maksudul Hassan Anik, 26, Ehsan Reza Rumman, 23, Nayeem Sikder Irad, 19, Nafis Imtiaz, 22, Sadman Yasir Mahmud, 20, and Redwanul Azad Rana.
Rana, a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami’s student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir, is on the run.
The seven others were produced before the court on Thursday.