Murad demands posthumous trial of Zia in Bangabandhu killing

State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Md Murad Hassan today demanded posthumous trial of BNP founder Ziaur Rahman as the military ruler was the main mastermind of
the assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

   He made the demand while addressing the inaugural session of
Photography and Digital Centre arranged by the Press Information
Department (PID) at the Secretariat this afternoon.

   “I demand the posthumous trial of Ziaur Rahman who was the key
mastermind of the Bangabandhu killing, main actor and the beneficiary
of the assassination; who later became the army chief, military ruler
and the president,” the state minister said.

   He said those who did not want the independence of Bangladesh,
believe in the spirit of Liberation War and could not accept the
leadership of Bangabandhu had killed the Father of the Nation.

   Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud addressed the
function as the chief guest.

   Information and Broadcasting Secretary Md Mokbul Hossain also spoke
on the occasion with acting Principal Information Officer Md Shahinoor
Miah in the chair.