RAB arrests fugitive death-row war criminal Khalilur from Savar
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested Netrakona’s Khalilur Rahman, an absconding convict who was sentenced to death by International Crimes Tribunal on charges of war crimes during the Liberation War in 1971.
He was arrested late on Tuesday night from Savar.
RAB spokesperson Khandaker Al Moin confirmed the news.
Tipped off, a team of RAB conducted a drive in Savar area and arrested Khalilur, the officer said.
On September 13, the International Crimes Tribunal sentenced Khalilur to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.
Khalilur was tried in absentia.