ICT probe body finalizes 6 charges against 5 Moulvibazar Razakars
20 January 2016, Nirapad News: The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has finalized six specific charges of crimes against humanity against five alleged Razakars from Rajnagar upazila in Moulvibazar.
“We have brought these six charges against Shamsul Hossain Tarafder, Mobarak Miah, Nesar Ali, Eunus Ahmed and Ozayer Ahmed Chowdhury. Of these Eunus and Ozayer are in police custody,” said Mohammad Abdul Hannan Khan, chief-coordinator of the ICT investigation agency.
Khan said the charges ranging from genocide to murder, confinement to torture, were finalized after more than 1 year three months of probing by investigation officer Hari Debnath.
“We would submit the investigation report to the prosecution today and they would then prepare the formal charge based on this report. Testimonies of more than sixty witnesses have been recorded by the investigation officer, of which 36 will vouch before the tribunal,” Khan added.
It is the 35th probe report prepared by the investigation agency.
“Of these 35 cases, 21 have been disposed of. The tribunal has kept the verdict in one case on CAV. Six cases are under trial and seven cases are waiting to be heard before the three-member tribunal. Apart from these, we are investigating 23 more cases against 68 accused,” Khan said.