Both sides to review, Now wait for full verdict of Sayedee
16 October 2015, Nirapad News: The process is underway to publish full verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) that awarded war criminal Delawar Hossian Sayedee imprisonment unto death, said sources from the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court.
Meanwhile, people of the country are waiting for final decision of the apex court on execution of two other death row convicts Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid.
The procedures of publishing the full verdict of Sayedee are at final stage. 13-month’s wait for the verdict will end soon, said sources concerned.
On September 30, the full verdicts of the Supreme Court that upheld the death sentences that the International Crimes Tribunal handed down to Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid have been published.
On October 1, the both condemned war criminals heard their death warrants at condemn cell of jail.
Later on October 14, they separately filed petitions in the SC seeking review of its final verdicts. Gallows are waiting for them though it depends on rejection of review petition.
After publishing the full verdict, state will file review petition seeking capital punishment of Sayedee, said attorney general Mahbubey Alam.
He said after receiving full verdict, state will file petition seeking uphold of death sentence of war criminal Delawar Hossian Sayedee given by the tribunal.
On the other hand, Sayedee will file petition in the Supreme Court seeking acquittal from the charges brought against him, said Sayedee’s son Masud Sayedee.
On September 18 in 2014, the Supreme Court commuted Jamaat leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee’s death penalty to life in jail unto death for his crimes against humanity committed durisng the 1971 Liberation War.