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War crime verdict against Rajshahi man any day

  • Published at 04:46 pm October 17th, 2019
International War Crimes Tribunal
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The three-member tribunal led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam passed the order on Thursday

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has kept the judgement of a war crime case in Rajshahi on CAV (curia advisari vult) after both the prosecution and defence counsel completed their closing arguments.  

The three-member tribunal led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam passed the order on Thursday.

Confirming the matter Prosecutor Muklesur Rahman Badal  said: "The prosecution has brought two charges against Abdus Sattar alias Tipu alias Tipu Sultan, 66, a member of Islami Chhatra Sangha - the then student wing of anti-liberation force Jamaat-e-Islami and a member of the Razakar Bahini during liberation war."

According to the charges, the accused was involved in the killing of at least 10 people, torturing of two people and looting and arson attacks on twelve houses in areas under Boalia police station of Rajshahi. 

The tribunal framed two charges against him on August 8, 2018.