DHAKA, The investigation agency of the International
Crimes Tribunal (ICT) today concluded its investigation and released report
against alleged Razakar leader from Baliadangi, Thakurgaon, Abed Hossain.
We have brought three charges of crimes against humanity against Abed, 65,
who was a leader of local gang of Razakars. Now he is a supporter of Jamaat
eIslami. Abed was arrested on June 25, 2019, and is now behind bars, chief
coordinator of the agency Abdul Hannan Khan told newsmen.
The investigation agency boss said they initiated the investigation
against Abed on July 29, 2018, and concluded today.
Khan said during the War of Liberation, Abed and his associates on
different occasions used to force innocent civilians to work for their
masters in Pakistan occupation army.
Abed and his men used to beat villagers as they resisted to work for
making bunkers for Pakistani army. Once they shot and threw three men Pobed
Ali, Dumpel and Mojnu in river as the three informed Freedom Fighters about
the movements of Pakistani army and Razakars. Of them Ali somehow survived
with bullet wounds on his hand and managed to come to land. But Abed and his
men again took Ali to the riverbank and shot him, this time they confirmed
his death, Khan said.
This is the 73rd investigation report over crimes against humanity cases.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)