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Verdict on 5 Patuakhali war crimes accused today

Sun Online Desk     13th August, 2018 10:53:49 printer

Verdict on 5 Patuakhali war crimes accused today

The International Crimes Tribunal will deliver the verdict on five alleged Patuakhali war criminals, including Ishaq Sikder, on Monday.

 

The tribunal on Sunday fixed today for delivering its judgment in a case filed against five men from Patuakhali for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.

 

A three-member bench of the tribunal headed by Justice Md Shahinur Islam fixed the date after hearing.

 

Earlier on May 30, the ICT kept the verdict pending after concluding the law point arguments from both sides in the case.

 

The accused are: Ishak Shikdar, Solaiman Mridha, Abdus Sattar Peda, Abdul Goni Hawladar and Awal alias Moulvi Abdul Awal. All of them are hailing from different villages in Sadarupazila.

 

Earlier on November 19, the tribunal took into cognisance the charges against them for their alleged involvement in the crimes against humanity in Patuakhali district during the Liberation War in 1971.

 

On September 6, 2015, police arrested five war crimes accused from different parts of sadar upazila in Patuakhali district on charge of looting, killing, torturing and arson attack during the Liberation War.

 

On Mar 8, 2017, charges were framed against them for violating 15 biranganas, torturing 17 women and vandalising 15 houses.

  


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