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Bangladesh mutiny verdict ended case, but failed to reveal motives

The landmark verdict on the “Pilkhana tragedy” saw death sentences given to 139 army personnel for carrying out an infamous mutiny in 2009 that left 74 people dead. The High Court ruling brought an end to Bangladesh’s biggest-ever criminal trial – yet it failed to clarify why the carnage took place. Bangladesh lost more army officers […]