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2 war crimes accused held in Netrakona

Star Online Report

Two accused in a war crimes case were arrested by Netrakona police this morning.

The arrestees -- Obaidul Hauque Taher and Ataur Rahaman Noni -- are residents of Mukyrpara in the town, reports our Netrakona correspondent.

The duo was arrested as they were accused of a case filed for killing freedom fighter Badiuzzaman Mukta of Netrakona during the 1971 Liberation War, said Kawser Ahmad, officer-in-charge of Netrakona Sadar Police Station.

Ali Reza Kanchon, a nephew of Mukta, filed the case with the Court of Senior Judicial Magistrate in Netrakona in August of 2010.

Twelve people including the two have been made accused in the case.

Published: 4:51 pm Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Last modified: 9:32 pm Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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