The High Court on Sunday released the full text of its verdict that confirmed death penalty of two convicts in blogger Rajib Haider murder case.
The release of the full verdict has cleared the way for the convicts to move appeals before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court against their convictions and sentence.
The two death row convicts are Redwanul Azad Rana, Faisal Bin Nayem alias Dweep.
The HC bench of Justice Zahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md Zahangir Hossain on Sunday released the 163-page verdict.
Blogger Rajib, who was an activist of Shahbagh movement and used to write against Jamaat-Shibir and war criminals on different blogs under the pseudonym Thaba Baba, was hacked to death near his Mirpur house in the capital on February 15, 2013.
On December 31, 2015, a Dhaka court handed down death penalty to Rana and Dweep while sentencing for different terms in jail to the six people including chief of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), for killing Rajib.