6 sentenced to death for war crimes in Mymensingh
The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has sentenced six people to death for committing crimes against humanity in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh during the Liberation War in 1971.
A three-member panel of the ICT-1 headed by Justice Md Shahinur Islam pronounced the verdict on Monday morning. The two members of the judges' panel are- Justice Md Abu Ahmed Jamadar and Justice KM Hafizul Alam.
The condemn convicts are- Md Mokhlesur Rahman Mukul, Md Saidur Rahman Ratan, Shamsul Haque Fakir, Nurul Haque Fakir, Md Sultan Mahmud Fakir and Nakib Hossain Adil Sarker.
The tribunal held the trial in absentia as all the six accused are yet to be arrested.
The first tribunal on December 5, 2018, framed six charges of crimes against humanity and on February 18, 2019, started recording depositions of the witnesses. The court on different hearing dates examined total 19 witnesses in the case.