Nizami appeal hearing resumes
24 November 2015, Nirapad News: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday resumed the appeal hearing of condemned war criminal Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami.
The 4-member Appellate Division bench, led by Chief Justice SK Sinha has been holding the hearing of the appeal plea for fifth day.
The other members include– Justice Nazmun Ara Sultana, Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain and Justice Hasan Foez Siddique.
Defense lawyer SM Shahjahan moved for the appeal petition.
Earlier on October 29 of 2014, three-member International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 led by its chairman Justice M Enayetur Rahim, awarded death sentence to Motiur Rahman Nizami for his crimes against humanity during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971.
Other two judges were Justice Anwarul Haque and Justice Jahangir Hossain.
On November 23 of that year, Nizami appealed against the verdict.