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4 awarded death penalty for war crimes

17 July 2018,Tuesday, 22:11

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Tuesday handed death sentence to four war criminals for committing crimes against humanity in Rajnagar upazila of Moulvibazar during the 1971 liberation war, reports UNB.

The four condemned convicts are Akmal Ali Talukdar, Abdur Nur Talukdar alias Lal Miah, Anis Miah and Abdul Mosabbir Miah. Of them, Akmal Ali is now in jail while the others remained absconding.

The three-member tribunal, led by Justice Shahinur Islam, passed the order.

Two allegations brought by prosecutions were proved against the criminals.

They have been sentenced to death in one allegation and in another one, the ICT sentenced them to jail unto death.

Earlier on Monday, the tribunal fixed today (Tuesday) for delivering its judgment against four war criminals.

On 27 March, after concluding the hearing on the arguments from both sides, the tribunal kept the verdict pending.


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