War crimes: Rajshahi's Tipu to walk the gallows

Bangla Tribune Report
Published : 12:07, Dec 11, 2019 | Updated : 12:10, Dec 11, 2019

International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) awarded death penalty for Abdus Sattar alias Tipu Razakar alias Tipu Sultan for his involvement in crimes against humanity in Rajshahi’s Boalia during the Liberation War.

On Wednesday (Dec 11), the three-member tribunal led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam delivered the verdict saying that the condemned would have to be executed by hanging.

Earlier on Mar 27, the ICT formally brought war crime charges against him, including looting and setting fire to at least 12 houses, killing 10 people and torturing two others.

On Oct 17, the tribunal kept the judgement waiting in the case against alleged Razakar Tipu Sultan after the conclusion of arguments by the prosecution and defence.