Probe body finalizes report against 11 Sunamganj war crimes accused

DHAKA, The investigation agency of the

International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) today finalized its report on probe into

the war crimes allegedly committed by 11 war crimes accused from Sunamganj.

Of the 11 accused, six have been arrested and currently are behind bars.

They are Md Siddikur Rahman, 61, Mohammad Zubayer Monir, 62, Md Zakir

Hossain, 62, Md Tota Miah Tailor, 81, Md Abdul Jalil, 71, and Md Abdur

Rashid, 60.

The investigation agency declined to reveal the identities of the

fugitive accused.

We initiated the investigation on March 21, 2016, and finalized the

report today. The investigation officer has made 33 people witness in the

case. The accused were involved with the crimes against humanity including

genocide, murder, rape and arson, ICT probe body coordinator M Sanaul Huq

said at a press briefing held at its Dhanmandi office today.

The investigation agency official said they have prepared a 150page

report with four charges against the accused.

We have brought charges against them for their role in killings of 34

including five Birongonas, setting fire to 30 houses, abducting 31 and

torturing 14 people, among others, Huq added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)