• Thursday, October 02, 2014

I saw Subhan pick up Kalimuddin

Centenarian man testifies at war crimes tribunal about a martyr's killing

Staff Correspondent

A centenarian prosecution witness yesterday testified that Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdus Subhan, along with another Razakar, picked up one person from his neighbouring village and the man was subsequently killed by Razakars.
Hossain Sarder, resident of Sreekole Diarpara in Pabna, told the International Crimes Tribunal-2 that he had seen Subhan and other Razakars take one Kalimuddin of Tatipara village of Pabna Sadar inside a building and later he was found dead.
Earlier, Nizamuddin Khan, nephew of martyred Kalimuddin Khan, also gave almost an identical testimony about the abduction and killing, and said Sarder accompanied them when they were searching for his uncle.
During his brief testimony, Sarder said Subhan, along with Samad Razakar, picked up Kalimuddin from one Gobinda's tea stall in late Bhadra, a Bangla month, and took him to a nearby Razakar camp before taking him to Pabna.
On the following day, when Kalimuddin's family members started the search for him, he joined them and when they reached near a worship place in Kuchiamora village, they saw Subhan along with Razakars take Kalimuddin into a building, he said.
After some time, they heard gunshots and saw Subhan leave the place, said Sarder, adding that when they entered the building, they found three bodies, including that of Kalimuddin.
Defence lawyer Mizanul Islam completed his cross-examination. The three-member tribunal led by Justice Obaidul Hassan adjourned the proceeding till today.

Published: 12:00 am Thursday, July 10, 2014

Leave your comments | Comment Policy