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The Chief Prosecutor Vs Md. Mahidur Rahman & Md. Afsar Hossain @ Chutu

International Crimes Tribunal-2

2015


ICT-BD [ICT-2] Case No. 02 of 2014

Abstract

Accused Md. Mahidur Rahman and Md. Afsar Hossain alias Chutu is found not guilty of abduction, confinement, torture, murder as well as ‘other inhumane acts’ as “Crimes against humanity” and therefore they be acquitted of the charge. However the Tribunal Unanimously found both of them guilty of the offences of ‘murder’ [charge no.1] as ‘crimes against humanity’ enumerated in section 3(2) of the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973. Accordingly, they be convicted and condemned to the ‘sentences of imprisonment for life till death’ under section 20(2) of the Act of 1973. Both are also also found by MAJORITY guilty of the offences of ‘other inhuman act’ [charge no.2] as ‘crimes against humanity’ enumerated in section 3(2) of the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973. The sentence of imprisonment as awarded above in respect of charge nos. 1 and 2 shall run concurrently.

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