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Verdict

Mubarak's murder verdict postponed

An Egyptian court yesterday postponed its verdict in the murder retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak to November, in the latest twist in the legal battle surrounding the ousted autocrat. Mubarak is accused alongside seven of his former police commanders of involvement in the killing of hundreds of demonstrators during the 2011 uprising that ended his three-decade rule. An appeals court overturned his initial life sentence on a technicality. The 86-year-old, brought by helicopter from hospital, was wheeled on an upright...

Azharul's War Crimes Case Concludes

Now wait for verdict

Now wait for verdict

The long list of war crimes cases waiting for verdict delivery has become a little longer as a tribunal yesterday drew conclusion to the case against Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam. Now, six verdicts are pending with the two international crimes tribunals.   The number might become seven soon as defence witnesses are now being examined in the war crimes case against Jamaat Nayeb-e-Ameer Abdus Subhan. The Tribunal-1 Chairman Justice M Enayetur Rahim yesterday said, “Thank you [the prosecution and the defence]. The tribunal has been keeping the cases on CAV [Curia advisari vult, a Latin legal term meaning the court would consider the matter], by tradition. We are keeping it on...

Editorial

SC verdict against Sayedee

THE Supreme Court in a verdict on Wednesday sentenced Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee to imprisonment till death for his crimes against humanity in 1971. While the victims' families and many others may not find it satisfactory we we accept this judgment which has been pronounced by majority opinion of a full bench of the Appellate Division. It has been delivered at the end of a long process of adjudication during which 48 days of hearings were held by...

Expectation not fulfilled, says attorney general

Expectation not fulfilled, says attorney general

Expressing dissatisfaction over the Supreme Court verdict in war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam today said the judgement did not fulfill his expectation. "I had expected that the apex court will uphold death sentence of Sayedee that International Crimes Tribunal-1 delivered," Alam said. "But we did not get...

Editorial

Drug court's verdict welcome

IN a welcome judgment a Dhaka drug court on Tuesday awarded the highest punishment under the law to a pharmaceutical company owner and her two staff members for manufacturing an adulterated drug for children. Being the first case of such conviction, the court has thus set the stage for holding to account other spurious drug makers, the deadly impact of whose products is yet to be unraveled.   The convicted drug manufacturer, as the case statement goes, was responsible for...

HC upholds death penalty of 2 in Lalbagh 7-murder case

HC upholds death penalty of 2 in Lalbagh 7-murder case

The High Court today upheld a lower court verdict that had sentenced two people to death and 10 others to different terms of imprisonment for killing seven people in Lalbagh of the capital 20 years back. According to the case statement, some criminals allegedly led by a former Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) ward commissioner...

Indian media hail maritime verdict

After a week of UN arbitral tribunal's verdict, NDTV for the first time yesterday reported that India was not "the loser" while news portal Firstpost termed the judgment a "diplomatic victory" for India. In an article, Firstpost Consulting Editor Rajeev Sharma in the portal said a historic development has taken place a few days ago regarding the 40-year-old India-Bangladesh maritime dispute which has not been as intensely reported and commented upon in Indian media as it deserved. "The verdict, binding on...

Death of 76 Kids from Adulterated Drugs

Verdict on July 17

Families of 76 children, killed during 1990s by drugs adulterated with industrial toxic chemicals by manufacturers, hold their breath as July 17 is fixed for delivering judgement in a case filed over the crime. The Dhaka Drug Court of Abdur Rashid yesterday fixed the date as the trial was capped with the prosecution's concluding argument. The case had been stalled since 1994 following an order of the High Court. The trial resumed after November 11, 2009 following an investigation by The...

Continental Shelf

Dhaka prepares for legal battle

The verdict of a tribunal on Tuesday ended the maritime dispute between Bangladesh and India, but Bangladesh will face legal battles with India and Myanmar over the limits of the continental shelf in the Bay. Bangladesh claimed 400-460 nautical miles from the coast to establish its right over the undersea natural resources within the area. It objected to India's and Myanmar's claims on the continental shelf. Dhaka will have to prove that its claim is genuine, and counter India's and Myanmar's...

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