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War crimes: SQ Chy, Mojaheed Full appeal verdicts released

Sumel Sarker

Saka & Mujahid

War crimes: SQ Chy, Mojaheed Full appeal verdicts released

01 October 2015, Nirapad News: The Supreme Court (SC) Wednesday released full appeal-verdicts against death penalty to Jamaat leader Ali Ahsan Mujahid and BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chy for war crimes.

Earlier in the day, Chief Justice SK Sinha and four judges signed on the appeal verdict consisting 191 pages for Mujahid and 217 pages for SQ Chy.

Now SC officials will send the full judgments to the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT). After receiving the copy of full verdict, the tribunal will issue death warrant for the condemned convicts according to the normal process.

The convicts can seek review of the apex court verdict within the next 15 days.

On July 17 in 2013, ICT-2 found the Jamaat secretary general Mujahid guilty of five out of seven charges brought against him. The tribunal sentenced him to death on three charges.

While On October 1 in 2013, ICT-1 found the 65-year-old Salauddin guilty on nine of 23 charges of crimes against humanity and genocide committed during the country’s Liberation War in 1971.

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