Nazmul Hossain Ansar
Nazmul Hossain Ansar is a Bangladesh Army officer and convicted for the 1975 Jail Killing of four national leaders of Bangladesh following the Assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the President of Bangladesh. He is wanted by Bangladesh and is currently residing in Canada.
Ansar was involved in the 15 August 1975 Bangladesh coup d'état that killed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and removed his government from power. He helped form the post-coup government led by Khanadaker Moshtaque Ahmed.
After the coup, Ansar was appointed third secretary at the Bangladesh High Commission in Canada. He was also promoted to the rank of captain.
The government of Bangladesh requested his extradition in 1998 from Canada.
On 21 October 2004, a Dhaka Court sentenced Ansar to life in imprisonment for the killing of former Minister of Home Affairs Abul Hasnat Muhammad Qamaruzzaman, former Prime Minister of Bangladesh Muhammad Mansur Ali, Former Vice President of Bangladesh Syed Nazrul Islam, and Former Prime Minister of Bangladesh Tajuddin Ahmed. The four national leaders were imprisoned after the Assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the 15 August 1975 Bangladesh coup d'état.
Ansar is currently living in Canada with the government of Bangladesh trying to extradite him.
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