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Seven held in Khulna on war crimes charges

  • Published at 02:57 pm April 21st, 2017
  • Last updated at 04:38 pm April 21st, 2017
Seven held in Khulna on war crimes charges
Police arrested seven alleged war criminals in separate drives conducted in Khulna from midnight on Thursday to early Friday. The arrestees are Shamsur Rahman Gazi, 82, Abdur Rahim, 68, Jahan Ali Biswas, 67, Shahjahan Sardar, 67, Abu Bakkar Sardar, 67, Abdul Karim Sheikh, 65, and Rowshan Gazi, 62. Detective Branch (DB) of Khulna police Officer-in-Charge Akkas Ali said they had been arrested at the request of the investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal. The arrestees were initially brought to the local DB police office and were later transferred to Khulna court, said OC Akkas.