Dhaka wants to return Noor Chowdhury from Canada in a bilateral process

Taslima Jamal

Dr. Hasan Mahmud said, there was a discussion about sending back Noor Chowdhury, the accused in the Bangabandhu murder case.

Dhaka wants to bring back Noor Chowdhury, who was sentenced to death for killing Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family, from Canada in a bilateral process. In this regard, the Minister of Foreign Affairs discussed with Lily Nichols, the High Commissioner appointed in Dhaka. Hasan Mahmud.

This matter was discussed when Danish Ambassador Christian Brix Møller and Canadian High Commissioner Lily Nicholls came to a courtesy meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Segunbagicha in the capital on Monday. Later in the afternoon, the foreign minister told reporters about this.

Dr. Hasan Mahmud said, there was a discussion about sending back Noor Chowdhury, the accused in the Bangabandhu murder case. The High Commissioner told me that it was a disadvantage that Canada does not have the death penalty. I requested bilateral process. The High Commissioner said, he will report the matter to their government.

The government is trying to bring back to the country the absconding accused of Bangabandhu’s murder and execute the punishment. In line with that, efforts have been going on for the past few years to bring Noor Chowdhury back from Canada.

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