Posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:32 pm by foundation /
- Sheikh Mujib was sent to the prison on 28 January 1966 for two cases filed against him by the state for delivering seditious speeches. He served one year in jail, however he later was able secure interim bail from the High Court.
- Whilst travelling around the country to build public opinion in favour of 6 points demands, Bangabandhu was arrested in Jessore on 18 April 1966. However he was granted bail to return to Dhaka. Nonetheless Bangabandhu wasted no time to get back to his campaign trail. As soon as he hit the road he was arrested for delivering speeches in favour of 6 points in Rangpur, Sylhet and Mymensing.
- For giving a speech at a public meeting in Chachara, Narayanganj on 7 May 1966 in support of the 6 points demand, Sheikh Mujib was arrested on 8 May 1966 under the National Defence Act. He was sentence for 3 months and sent to Dhaka Central Jail. By this time the authority began to ill-treat him and filling cases one after the other against him. For example he was accused for making anti-state and illegal statements in public at Paltan Maidan on 28 March and on 7 April 1966 in Pabna. Sheikh Mujib was sentence for one year in jail on 28 April 1966. He was kept in the prison until 28 January 1968.