Two Netrakona Razakars to die for war crimes

25 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Two local collaborators of Pakistani occupation forces from Netrokona were sentenced to death for war crimes, reports UNB.

The convicts are Hedayetullah Anju BSc and Shohrab Fakir.

A three-member International Crimes Tribunal bench, headed by Justice Md Shahinur Islam, delivered the verdict on Wednesday.

Shohrab is behind bars while Hedayetullah is on the run. Hedayatullah’s brother Manju was also accused in the case but he died in 2017.

Six charges, including murder, mass killing, torture, abduction and arson were brought against them.

ICT investigation team looked into the allegations and submitted a report on September 8, 2016. Charges were pressed against the war criminals on December 14, 2017.

A total of 40 people were made witnesses in the case. The closing arguments in the case finished on March 7.