Update December 7, 2015

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State argument against Nizami appeal resumes

Sumel Sarker

Motiur Rahman Nizami

State argument against Nizami appeal resumes

07 December 2015,Nirapad News: State counsel has resumed placing of argument against appeal filed by condemned war criminal Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami at the Supreme Court (SC).

The 4-member Appellate Division bench, led by Chief Justice SK Sinha, is hearing the argument on Monday.

The other members include — Justice Nazmun Ara Sultana, Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain and Justice Hasan Foez Siddique.

Attorney general Mahbubey Alam is placing his argument before the appeal bench in the morning.

Earlier on December 2, the lawyers of the war criminal Jamaat-e-Islami ameer concluded placing their arguments at the Appellate Division of the SC on Wednesday.

Then, state counsel started placing their argument at the Appellate Division in Nizami’s appeal hearing.

Defense lawyer SM Shahjahan finished presenting arguments in the morning. After that, advocate Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, main lawyer of Nizami, placed arguments on legal points at the court.

Later, the hearing of the case will come to an end through placing counter arguments by the defense party on December 8.

Earlier, submission of documents, including the verdict by the Tribunal, to the Appellate Division started on September 9 and ended on November 25.

Earlier on October 29, three-member International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 consisting of its chairman Justice M Enayetur Rahim, Justice Anwarul Haque and Justice Jahangir Hossain sentenced Nizami to death in a case of crimes against humanity during the country’s war of liberation in 1971.

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