Taher, Noni get death penalty
02 February 2015, Nirapad News: The International Tribunal-1 (ICT-1) awarded death penalty to former Razakar commander Md Obaidul Haq alias Abu Taher and a member of the notorious militia, Ataur Rahman Noni, for their crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.
Three-member tribunal led by tribunal chairman Justice Anwarul Haque handed down the verdict after reading out 268-page verdict. The other two members were–Justices Shahinur Islam and Md Shohrawardy.
Four out of six charges have been proved against them.
Earlier, the duo were brought to the tribunal from Dhaka Central Jail by a prison van with tight security.
Freedom fighters and members of the Shahbagh Ganajagarn Mancha, gathered outside the court premises and greeted the verdict with open jubilation.