DHAKA The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1
today sentenced five Gaibandha Razakars to death for their monstrous crimes
against humanity committed in 1971.
The first tribunal came up with the judgement almost three months after the
conclusion of hearing in the case.
The death awardees are � Md Ranju Miah, Md Abdul Jabbar Mondol, Md Jachijar
Rahman alias Khoka, Md Abdul Wahed Mondol and Md Montaz Ali Bepari.
Of the convicts, only Ranju is behind bar as all other accused were tried
The three judges of the tribunal read out the summary of the 176-page
verdict one by one as its chairman Justice Md Shahinur Islam read the
The ICT-1 on October 14 set today to pronounce the judgement.
The tribunal on July 21 kept the judgement on CAV, curia advisari vult (a
Latin legal term meaning the court awaits judgement), as the hearing in the
case was concluded on that day.
The first tribunal on May 17, 2018, framed four charges of crimes against
humanity against the accused including abduction, confinement, torture and
All the accused were supporters of Jamaat-e-Islami and later joined Razakar
Bahini as the war began in 1971.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)