ICT sends Rajshahi Razakar to jail
The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday sent a Rajshahi man to jail after police produced him before it in a case filed over committing crimes in 1971.
Abdus Sattar alias Tipu Sultan, 66, of Boalia upazila, was an alleged member of Razakar Bahini during the war, according to the prosecution. He was arrested in a criminal case on May 9 and shown arrested in the war crimes case on May 14.
The tribunal also directed the prosecution to submit an investigation report or a report on its progress on September 7, said Prosecutor Sabina Yesmin Khan Munni.
Meanwhile, the tribunal directed the prosecution to submit an investigation report, if any, on September 4 in a case filed against a Mymensingh man over war-time crimes.
Shamsul Haque Bachchu, 70, an alleged Razakar in 1971 from Trishal upazila in Mymensingh, was arrested in a murder case on January 12 and shown arrested in the war crimes case on February 15.
In another development, the tribunal deferred the date to September 6 for deciding whether the charges brought against nine men -- from Mymensingh and Jamalpur in a case filed over crimes committed in 1971 -- will be taken into cognisance.