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Chief Prosecutor V Motiur Rahman Nizami [Tribunal verdict]

International Crimes Tribunal-1

29 August 2014


ICT-BD Case No.03 OF 2011

Abstract

The accused is held guilty of the offences of 'crimes against Humanity' enumerated in section 3(2) of the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973 as listed in charge nos. 2, 4, 6 and 16 and he be convicted and 'sentenced to death' for each of the said four charges and he be hanged by the neck till he is dead under section 20(2) of the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973. The accused is also held guilty of the offences of 'crimes against Humanity' enumerated in section 3(2) of the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973 as listed in charge nos. 1, 3, 7 and 8 and he be convicted and sentenced to 'imprisonment for life' for each of the said four charges under section 20(2) of the Act of 1973. However, as and when any one of the four 'sentences to death' will be executed the other three sentences of death and the sentences to 'imprisonment for life' would naturally get merged into the sentence to death first executed. This sentence shall be carried out under section 20(3) of the Act of 1973. The accused is held not guilty of the offences of 'genocide' and 'crimes against Humanity' enumerated in section 3(2) of the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973 as listed in charge nos. 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 and he be acquitted of the said eight charges. The convict is at liberty to prefer appeal to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh against the conviction and sentence within 30(thirty) days of the date of order of conviction and sentence as per provisions of section 21 of the Act of 1973.

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