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Family visits war crimes convict Kamaruzzaman in jail

Condemned war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, senior assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami, is mentally and physically well, one of his counsels said yesterday, after the convict's family visited him in Dhaka Central Jail. Kamaruzzaman's wife Nurunnahar and seven other members including his daughter, daughter-in-law, three nieces, a nephew, and a brother-in-law spent about 40 minutes with him, starting from 10:40am, the lawyer Mohammad Shishir Manir told The Daily Star. They discussed family matters, he said. The International Crimes Tribunal-2, which sentenced Kamaruzzaman to...

Kamaruzzaman physically fit: Defence

Kamaruzzaman physically fit: Defence

Condemned war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, senior assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami, is mentally and physically well, one of his counsels said today. Mohammad Shishir Manir made the remarks after eight members of Kamaruzzaman’s family led by his wife Nurunnahar met with him inside the Dhaka Central Jail in the morning. Kamaruzzaman’s daughter, daughter-in-law, three nieces and a nephew and a brother-in-law accompanied her during the 40-minute meeting, which started around 10:40am, Manir told The Daily Star. They discussed various family issues with Kamaruzzaman, the lawyer said quoting family members. Manir said his client will take decision on the next course of action after the Supreme Court disposes of his review petition which is...

BNP-Jamaat carrying out genocide: PM

BNP-Jamaat carrying out genocide: PM

Alleging that the BNP-Jamaat clique is carrying out genocide in the name of hartal and blockade, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said such a situation is not at all acceptable to anyone. “May Allah give good sense to those who are burning people to death so that they stop such arson attacks…these are...

SC seeks concise statements on Nizami verdict

SC seeks concise statements on Nizami verdict

The Supreme Court today asked both the state and defence counsels to submit in two weeks the concise statements on an appeal filed by convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami against his death sentence. The four-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice SK Sinha passed the order as the appeal of Nizami came in its hearing list today. A concise statement contains the legal points on which the lawyers place arguments before the Appellate Division during its hearing. International Crimes Tribunal-1 on October 29 last year handed him the death penalty on four charges of war crimes, including murdering intellectuals. The 72-year-old was also awarded life imprisonment on the...

Dhaka sees lax hartal

Dhaka sees lax hartal

Dhaka city dwellers came out in streets and performed their daily duties as the countrywide hartal called by BNP-led 20-party alliance has left a little impact on the daily life. No unexpected incident was reported from any part of Dhaka till filing this report around noon. The BNP-led 20-party alliance has enforced the 72-hour countrywide strike since Sunday morning protesting the killing of opposition leaders and activists in the name of crossfire and for the filing of false cases against alliance leaders. Meanwhile, police detained eight activists of BNP and its key ally Jamaat-e-Islami from different places of Dhaka metropolitan area in 24 hours till 9:00am today for plotting subversive activities, the...

Kamaruzzaman to file review petition

Kamaruzzaman to file review petition

Death row convict Muhammad Kamaruzzaman today asked his counsels to file a review petition with the Supreme Court challenging its verdict that upheld the Jamaat-e-Islami leader’s death penalty in a war crimes case. If the apex court rejects the appeal, then Kamaruzzaman will decide whether he will seek presidential mercy, advocate Mohammad Shishir Manir, a counsel for Kamaruzzaman, told The Daily Star after meeting him at the gate of Dhaka Central Jail in the morning. The four other counsels who met Kamaruzzaman at the jail gate are Tajul Islam, Ehsan A Siddiq, Moshiul Alam and Matiur Rahman Akand. Earlier, the five lawyers went to the jail and talked to him for 31...

3 Shibir leaders held for Ctg oil depot ‘sabotage plan’

3 Shibir leaders held for Ctg oil depot ‘sabotage plan’

Chittagong police arrested three leaders of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, today on charge of plotting to blow up the depots of state-run oil companies -- Padma, Meghna and Jamuna. The arrestees are: Enamul Kabir, human resource affairs secretary of Shibir central committee; Md Mostofa, library secretary of Chittagong North unit; and Md Mushfiq Abrar, finance secretary of a Chittagong Dewan Bazar ward, said Abdur Rauf, assistant commissioner at Chittagong Metropolitan Police (Kotwali Circle). “As per central command, they planned to attack and demolish the state run oil depots located at Potenga,” said Rauf. Police arrested them from the Boger Beel area during a three-hour drive that started around...

DEATH for Subhan

DEATH for Subhan

“We fail to understand how the accused Subhan being a Bengali Muslim actively aided, abetted and facilitated the commission of such crimes with extreme cruelty against the non combatant civilians of his own locality. Did it match to humanity?” – Justice Obaidul Hassan.   He was too cruel to pay heed to the cries of...

Death warrant read out to Kamaruzzaman

Death warrant read out to Kamaruzzaman

The prison authorities read out the death warrant to condemned war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman this afternoon. “I have read out the death warrant to Kamaruzzaman around 2:30pm while he wanted to talk to his lawyers for next legal steps,” said Farman Ali, Senior Jail Supper at the Dhaka Central Jail. Earlier in the day, a...

Charges against 'war criminal' Subhan

Charges against 'war criminal' Subhan

Jamaat-e-Islami Nayeb-e-Ameer Abdus Subhan is facing nine charges for his alleged crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971. The International Crimes tribunal-2 led by its Chairman Justice Obaidul Hassan is expected to deliver its verdict today. 1. Abduction and killing of three named people and several unnamed in Ishwardi of Pabna on April 17-18 in 1971. 2. Killing of five people and injuring three others at Juktitala village of Ishwardi on April 13. 3. Abduction and torture of two people from Arankhola cattle market in Ishwardi on May 16.  4. Killing of five people and looting and torching of several houses in Sahapur village in Ishwardi on May 2. 5. Killings and...

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