Taheruddin Thakur

Taheruddin Thakur (died 17 February 2009) was a Bangladeshi politician.[1] He served as the Minister of State for Information at the cabinet of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.[2]

Taheruddin Thakur
তাহেরউদ্দিন ঠাকুর
Died(2009-02-17)17 February 2009
Dhaka, Bangladesh


Thakur was arrested on 14 August 1996 for the charge of assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman which took place on 15 August 1975.[3] He was acquitted from the case later.[1] On 20 October 2004, Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court (Trial Court) acquitted Thakur from another charge of Jail Killing case.[4]

Thakur worked as a journalist at The Daily Ittefaq.[1] He died on 17 February 2009 after suffering from kidney disease.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Taheruddin Thakur dies". bdnews24.com. 17 February 2009. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  2. ^ "BANGABANDHU AND LAPSES IN HIS SECURITY". The Daily Star. 15 August 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  3. ^ Sarkar, Ashutosh (29 January 2010). "Long road to justice". The Daily Star. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Marfat, Mridha to be hanged in Jail Killing Case". The Daily Ittefaq. 30 April 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2016.