Death row convict war criminal Abdus Sobhan passes away

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14th February, 2020 04:02:51 printer

Death row convict war criminal Abdus Sobhan passes away

Former Nayeb-e-Amir of Jamaat -e-Islami Maulana Abdus Sobhan, who has been awarded death penalty for committing crimes against humanity in 1971 war, passed away while undergoing treatment at DMCH in the capital on Friday.

He was 84.

Abdus Sobhan, also the former lawmaker of Pabna-5 constituency, breathed his last at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) at 1:30 pm, his relative Golam Hadi Sayedi confirmed the news this afternoon.

On February 18 in 2015, the International Crimes Tribunal-2 (ICT-2) awarded death penalty to the top Jamaat-e-Islami leader for his crimes against humanity, including mass killing, murder and confinement and torture of pro-liberation people, during the Liberation War in 1971.


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