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Nizami found guilty for 8 charges
Observer Online Report
Publish Date : 2014-10-29,  Publish Time : 15:27,  View Count : 97
The International Crimes Tribunal-1 has found involvement of Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami in eight charges out of total 16  wartime offences during the 1971 Liberation War.

The tribunal has handed down war criminal Nizami death penalty based on the allegation number 2, 4, 6 and 16 while he has been given life sentence on the allegation number 1, 3, 7 and 8.

The tribunal has not found enough evidences and documents of the others eight charges against him.

Nizami awarded death penalty for -

2. Conspiring to commit crimes, and cause the killings of 450 people, rape of 30-40 women and deportation of the villagers of Baousgari, Ruposhi and Demra in Pabna on May 14, 1971.

4. Complicity in murder, rape, looting and destruction of properties at Karamja of Pabna on May 8, 1971.

6. Command responsibility for and involvement in the murder of 30 people of Dhulaura village on November 27, 1971.

16. Act of genocide to eliminate intellectuals and professionals.

Life term imprisonment for

1. Causing the arrest, detention, torture and murder of three people including head maulana Kasim Uddin of Pabna Zilla School on June 4, 1971.

3. Complicity in torture, murder and rape at Mohammadpur Physical Training Institute in Dhaka during the war.

7. Complicity in torture and murder of Sohrab Ali on December 3, 1971.

8. Murder of Bodi, Rumi, Jewel and Azad at the Old MP Hostel on August 30, 1971.

Acquitted from 8 charges -

5. Complicity in the murder of 21 unarmed villagers of Arpara and Vutergari under Ishwardi Police Station on April 16, 1971.

9. Act of genocide that left about 70 Hindus of Brishalikha village killed on December 3, 1971.

10. Involvement in the destruction of Onil Chandra Kundu's house.

11. Delivering an inciting speech on August 3, 1971, during a meeting of Islami Chhatra Sangha at the Muslim Institute of Chittagong.

12. Delivering an inciting speech on August 22, 1971, during a meeting organised in remembrance of Al Madani at the Islamic Academy Hall.

13. Delivering an inciting speech on September 8, 1971, marking the defence day on the Arts Building premises organised by Dhaka city unit of Chhatra Sangha.

14. Delivering an inciting speech to Razakars of Jessore on September 10, 1971.

15. Hatching a conspiracy to commit crimes at Sathia Pilot High School with Razakar commander Samad Miah.


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