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Death penalty for 4 war criminals

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday found four Moulvibazar men guilty of committing genocide during the Liberation War and handed down death penalties to all of them.

May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019

4 get death penalty for Kamrangirchar murder

Speedy Trial tribunal-1 has awarded death penalty to four people for killing one Monir Hossain and cutting the dead body into seven pieces in 2013.

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

Death penalty for 4 war criminals

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday found four Moulvibazar men guilty of committing genocide during the Liberation War and handed down death penalties to all of them.

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018

3 gets death for killing RMG worker after rape

A Narayanganj court today sentences three persons to death for killing a garment worker after rape.

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018

Govt seeks death penalty for Oishee

The government has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court seeking death penalty for Oishee Rahman in the much-talked-about sensational case filed over killing her parents in 2013.

August 9, 2017
August 9, 2017

12 get death for killing student

A court here yesterday sentenced 12 people to death for murdering a college student Robiul Islam Rajan, 24, over a land dispute in

July 24, 2016
July 24, 2016

War crimes: Quasem seeks deferral of review hearing

Convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali files a petition with the Supreme Court seeking two-month deferment on his review hearing against the judgement that upheld his death penalty.

June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016

Philippines' Duterte wants death penalty for revenge

Incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte yesterday hit out at "stupid" human rights campaigners, as he defended his imminent war on crime and emphasised the death penalty was for retribution.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Philippine president backs death penalty

Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he will seek to return the death penalty, in his first comments to reporters since last week's election.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Legal notice served to abolish death penalty

A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to the government requesting it to abolish the provisions of death penalty from all laws of the country within 24 hours.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Security beefed up at Dhaka jail

Security in and around the Dhaka Central Jail, where death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been kept, was strengthened this afternoon.