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Tribunal shows 9 Khulna men arrested in war crimes case

DHAKA- The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 today shown nine alleged war criminals from Khulna arrested in a crimes against humanity case.

The arrestees are Shamsur Rahman Gazi, 82, Abdul Rahman Sheikh, 68, Nazer Ali Fakir, 67, Janan Ali Biswas, 67, Rawshan Gazi, 72, Shahjahan Sarder, 67, Abdul Karim Sheikh, 65, Abu Bakkar Sarder, 67, and Shohrab Hossain Sarder, 62.

Justice Md. Shahinur Islam, senior member of the two-judge panel of the ICT-1, also issued arrest warrant against two of their accomplices.

"The probe body of the tribunal launched investigation against the 11 in January, 2017, and already found war crimes evidence against them," senior prosecutor Syed Haider Ali told BSS.

The nine arrestees were arrested recently in a criminal case.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)