The two senior leaders of the opposition were hanged today in Bangladesh over charges of war crime and of destabilizing the country during 1971 independence war. However, it is also told that the two influential leaders were hanged even despite the concerns and proceedings against them were also flawed but were hanged as there was the probability of violence from their supporters side.Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid of Jamaat-e-Islami
As it is being told that, President of Bangladesh turned down the pleas of the leaders to avoid the death penalty, however, it was rejected on Saturday night and was planned to execute these top leaders as sooner as possible.
Both the leaders, Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and were “hanged together, at the same time” at 12:55 am at Dhaka Central Jail situated in nation’s capital Dhaka, Senior Superintendent told The Associated Press.
Here it is also told that paramilitary border guards and other forces were deployed mainly in Dhaka to avoid any violence or rage following the incident.
According to the sources, after the leaders were executed, after several hours their dead bodies were escorted to their families so they could perform burial rituals.