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Day: November 3, 2014

No chance for review petition: AG
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No chance for review petition: AG

News Desk: Attorney General Mahbubey Alam has said there is no chance to file a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict which upheld the tribunal's verdict giving death penalty to Kamaruzzaman.   "There is no scope to file a review petition according to the International Crimes (Tribunal) Act, 1973", he said. He also said, “Although in the case of Abdul Quader Mollah the defence had filed a review petition, the High Court rejected it." The defence, however, said they would file a petition to review the verdict of the Appellate Division (AD).
WAR TRIAL: SC upholds Kamaruzzaman’s death
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WAR TRIAL: SC upholds Kamaruzzaman’s death

This undated photo shows law enforcers taking war criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman to a police van in the capital. Photo taken from Facebook/ Muhammad Kamaruzzaman The Supreme Court today upheld the death penalty to war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman for one charge but commuted the highest penalty to life term imprisonment for another charge. A four-member SC bench headed by Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha delivered the verdict at 9:10am upholding the death of Kamaruzzaman for killing 164 people at Sohagpur village in Sherpur during the Liberation War in 1971 by majority view. The apex court commuted his death penalty to life term imprisonment for killing Golam Mostafa at Gridda Narayanpur village in Sherpur. The Jamaat senior assistant secretary general’s exe...