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Day: December 30, 2014

Death penalty for Azharul
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Death penalty for Azharul

    Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam was awarded death penalty on three charges of genocide, mass killing and crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation War in 1971. The Al-Badr commander of Rangpur was also sentenced to 25 and five years imprisonment on two other charges as the International Crimes Tribunal-1 found him guilty for five out of six charges.   Azharul, the assistant secretary general of Jamaat, was president of Rangpur district unit Islami Chhatra Sangha in 1971. 5 out of 6 charges proved Death penalty on charges of genocide, mass killing and crimes against humanity 25 years imprisonment for rape 5 years imprisonment for torture While reading out the summary of the 158-page verdict, Chairman of International Crimes Tribunal-1 Justice...