Daily Star, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Sunday, March 18, 2007
Mohiuddin's Repatriation - Dhaka giving US his travel permit
The United States has contacted Bangladesh seeking travel permit for
sending back AKM Mohiuddin Ahmed, who is condemned to death for the
killings of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family
Dhaka has already directed its Counsel General office at Los Angeles
to issue travel permit as soon as possible, Syed Fahim Munayem, press
secretary to the chief adviser, told a press briefing yesterday.
He also said the government will take legal steps concerning Mohiuddin
after bringing him back to the country.
The retired army major, Mohiuddin, along with 14 others was convicted
and sentenced to death by a trial court in 1998 for killing
Bangabandhu and the others.