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Evidence of war crimes found against 9 Nilphamari men

  • Published at 06:00 pm August 1st, 2019
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International Crimes Tribunal

238 page report consisting of evidence, records, and documents submitted

International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has found evidence against nine alleged war criminals of Dimla, Domar and Jaldhaka at Nilphamari. 

The accused are Md Abdus Sattar, 80, Boksu Miah a.k.a Md Maksu Miah Mazumder,77, Md Abdul Malek, 72, Md Maklesur Rahman a.k.a Khoka, 77,Md Shahidullah Sarker, 70, Md Nurul Haque, 65, Javed Ali, 75, Md Shahadat Hossain, 68, and Akramul Haque.

The agency’s Chief Coordinator, Abdul Hannan Khan, and Co-Coordinator, Sanaul Hoque, disclosed the information at a press conference held at their Dhanmondi office on Thursday.

The agency has brought six allegations against nine men's involvement with crimes against humanity during the Liberation War of 1971. The allegations include detaining 46, abducting 25, raping 3, murdering 7, vandalizing 15 houses, and carrying out mass killings.

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An investigation report of 238 pages, consisting of evidence, records, and documents, will soon be submitted to the ICT prosecution team.

According to the investigation agency, 23 cases of crimes against humanity carried out during the Liberation War in 1971 are under investigation.

In total, they have received a total of 761 allegations of crimes against humanity, with accusations against 3,867 people.

The tribunal has announced the verdicts of 38 cases, and has kept 33 cases on hold. 

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has disposed of 10 cases while 38 are awaiting hearing.

Till date, a total six of the war criminals have received death sentences.