Charges against 5 Kishoreganj Razakars

Published : 03 May 2016, 17:02

Sahos Desk

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 today sentenced four Kishoreganj Razakars to death and another to life imprisonment for committing crimes against humanity during the Great War of Liberation. The four people convicted to death are - Gazi Abdul Mannan, 88, Nasiruddin Ahmed, 62, his brother Shamsuddin Ahmed, 60 and Hafiz Uddin, 66. Their cohort Azharul Islam, 60, was sentenced to life imprisonment. The ICT-1 on October 12, 2015, indicted the five, framing seven specific charges of crimes against humanity.

Today, all the seven charges were proved beyond any reasonable doubt. The seven charges are-

Charge 1: Killing of eight people and injuring another in four villages on November 12, 1971.

Charge 2: Killing of Miah Hossain of Aila village on November 13, 1971.

Charge 3: Abduction and killing of Abdur Gafur of Kalatali on September 26, 1971.

Charge 4: Abduction, torture and killing of Fazlur Rahman of Atkapara on August 23, 1971.

Charge 5: Killing of Paresh Chandra Sarkar of Ramnagar on September 7, 1971.

Charge 6: Torture and killing of Abu Bakar Siddique and Rapali Miah on August 25, 1971.

Charge 7: Arson and vandalism in Atkapara on September 15, 1971. Source: BSS.

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