4 Kishoreganj razakars get death penalty

03 May,2016

RTNN News Desk: The International War Crimes Tribunal has handed death penalty to four razakars of Kishoreganj for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.

A three-member ICT panel led by Justice Anwarul Haque gave the verdict on Tuesday afternoon.

Gazi Abdul Mannan, 88, Nasiruddin Ahmed, 62, his brother Shamsuddin Ahmed, 60, and Hafiz Uddin, 66, were awarded death penalty while Azharul Islam, 60, was given imprisonment till death.

Shamsuddin is currently in jail. The others were tried in absentia. Seven charges were brought against them including mass killing, murder, confinement, torture, arson and looting committed in their locality in 1971.

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