A Satkhira court today placed 14 people in jail in the case relating to series of bomb blasts in five places of Satkhira city on 17 August in 2005.
Satkhira Additional District and Sessions Judge Md Shariful Islam on Wednesday passed the order.
Satkhira Court Public Prosecutor Advocate Abdul Latif confirmed the matter.
In five cases registered by the police, 14 accused have been sentenced to a maximum of 13 years and a maximum of 3 years imprisonment.
The convicts are: Moniruzzaman, Noor Ali, Gias Uddin Munna, Ismail alias Habibur Rahman, Belal Hossain alias Abdullah, Montaz alias Mumtaz, Mahbubur Rahman, Rakib Hasan, Naeem, Fakar Uddin, Asaduzzaman, Manwar Hossain, Asadur and Anisur Rahman Khokon.
One of the total accused in the case Abul Khair has been acquitted and Nasir Uddin Dafadar died.
According to the case statement, Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) carried out bomb attacks in 63 districts of the country on August 17, 2005.
Among them, the bombing and spreading of banned leaflets simultaneously took place at five places including Shaheed Razzak Park, District Judge Court Square, Anti-Violence Against Women and Child Abuse Court Complex, Bus Terminal and Khulna Mor in Satkhira city.
On the day of the incident, Naseeruddin Dafadar, was caught from the area of the bombing. Later, according to his confession, JMB base at Rasulpur in Satkhira was identified.
Police filed five separate cases in 2005 as plaintiffs in the case.
Later in 2007, Satkhira Sadar police station acting officer Ghulam Mohammad filed another case as the plaintiff. At least 19 people were arrested in these cases. They were sent to the Joint Interrogation Cell in Dhaka for questioning.