The verdict for the bombing in Ramna during the Bangla New Year celebrations in 2001 delivered today more than a decade after the incident.
A Dhaka court on Monday awarded eight people to death and six others to lifetime imprisonment in much-talked-about Ramna Batamul bomb blast case some 14 years after of the deadly blast.
Additional Sessions Judge of Dhaka-2 Ruhul Amin handed down the verdict at 12:00pm.
Eight people including Mufti Hannan, Arif hussain, Akbar has been declared to be hanged.
Ten died and several more were injured after the explosion hit the packed audience of a Pahela Baishakh programme at Ramna Park’s Batamul on Apr 14, 2001.
Two cases over the killing and explosion were filed by Nilkhet Police Sergeant Amal Chandra Chanda that very day.