Charges Alim facing | The Daily Star
11:00 AM, October 09, 2013 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:30 PM, October 09, 2013

Charges Alim facing

Former BNP minister Abdul Alim is facing 17 charges of wartime offences committed during the 1971 Liberation War.

The charges Abdul Alim is facing are –
1. Looting of Awami League leader Meher Uddin’s house in Panchbibi, Joypurhat on April 20, 1971, setting the house ablaze and forcing the family to leave the area.
2. Killing of 370 Hindus in Karai Kadipur, Chawkpara, Sonapara, Palpara, Munshipara of Joypurhat on April 26.
3. Killing of 22 pro-liberation and Awami League men in Joypurhat on June 18.
4. Killing of 19 pro-liberation civilians in Koktara, Ghorapa, Bagjana and Kutakara in Joypurhat in early May.
5. Killing of 67 Hindus at Pagla Dewan in Joypurhat between May 9 and 15.
6. Killing of nine people in Akkelpur, Joypurhat in May, 1971.
7. Killing of four people of Nowda village of Panchbibi, Joypurhat on May 26.
8. Killing of 10 Hindu people of Uttar Hatsahar and Harunja Hat of Khetlal, Joypurhat towards the end of May.
9. Killing of 15 youths at West Amatra of Joypurhat on June 14.
10. Killing of 26 youths at Joypurhat College in late June.
11. Killing of 19 bullock-cart pullers at Khanjanpur Khuthibari between June 25 and 30.
12. Killing of Awami League leader Abul Kashem of Devipur Kajipara on July 26.
13. Killing of 11 youths at Bara Ghati Pukur in the first week of September.
14. Killing of three freedom fighters at Khanjanpur Khuthibari in October.
15. Killing of 25 people inside the Joypurhat Sugar Mill between October 25 and November 2.
16. Confining 29 civilians to Joypurhat Sugar Mill between October 25 and November 2. And
17. Killing of Jabbal Hossain towards the end of November, 1971.

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