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War crimes: Death row fugitive Rajab Ali arrested

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 3rd July, 2022 09:52:46 AM
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War crimes: Death row fugitive Rajab Ali arrested

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested M Aminul Haque alias Rajab Ali, a fugitive war criminal who was sentenced to death in 2018 for committing crimes during the Liberation War in 1971 in Kishoreganj.

He was arrested from Kalabagan area of the capital on Sunday night.

The RAB confirmed the news in a message mentioning that more details will be revealed at a press conference on Sunday. 

The International Crimes Tribunal sentenced Rajab and another fugitive, Md Liakat Ali from Habiganj, to death on Nov 5, 2018 for crimes against humanity, including murder and genocide during the Liberation War.

According to the probe report, both of them committed several crimes in Lakhai Upazila in Habiganj, Nasirnagar Upazila in Brahmanbaria and Austagram Upazila in Kishoreganj during the war.