BANGLADESH: TWO MORE AWARDED DEATH PENALTY FOR WAR CRIMES
November 6, 2018:
The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on 5 November 2018 sentenced two people to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971. (Source: UNB, 05/11/2018)
The two convicts are Liakat Ali, former president of Habiganj’s Lakhai upazila unit Awami League and Aminul Islam alias Rajab Ali of Kishoreganj district, who are now on the run.
The three-member bench of the tribunal, led by Judge Md Shahinur Islam, passed the order in absence of the accused. Prosecutor Rana Das Gupta and Rezia Sultana Chamon moved for the state while Gazi H M Tamim stood for the accused.