Prosecution allowed to grill two Sherpur war crimes suspects
International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday allowed the prosecution's petition to interrogate two Sherpur men in connection with a case filed against them for allegedly committing crimes during the 1971 Liberation War.
The three-member tribunal led by Justice Anwarul Haque passed the order following a petition moved by Prosecutor Rezia Sultana Chaman.
As per the order, investigators would be allowed to interrogate Emdadul Haque alias Kwaza Doctor and AKM Akram of Sherpur for one day each at the conference room of Dhaka Central Jail on May 11 and 12, Rezia said.
Police arrested Emdadul and Akram following an arrest warrant against them on April 24.
Of the two other accused in the case, Aminuzzaman Faruk is now in jail while Mukhlesur Rahman alias Tara is yet to be arrested.
Investigation of the case started on November 19, 2015. Aminuzzaman Faruk was arrested after investigation officer found his involvement with wartime crimes, Rezia said.
During further investigation, the investigation officer found involvement of the three other accused, she said.
The prosecution is scheduled to submit the investigation report of the case on July 31.