Sheikh Hasina murder attempt
Police have arrested a fugitive death row convict in a case filed over the attempt to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2000. Azizul Haque Rana alias Shahnewaz alias Ruman was arrested from Khilkhet Bazar in the capital on Tuesday. Read: 4 arrested over killing of teenager in Cox’s Bazar Police also seized two jihadi books, two mobile phone sets, a pen drive and a computer hard disk from his possession. Police recovered a 76-kg bomb in front of a shop adjacent to Sheikh Lutfur Rahman Govt High School on July 20, 2000 where Sheikh Hasina was supposed to address a rally on July 22. Another 40-kg bomb was also recovered by an army bomb expert squad from near Kotalipara helipad on July 23, 2000.