Full verdict on Sayedee’s appeal released

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Date : Wednesday, 23 March 2016
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The Supreme Court has released the full verdict on war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee that commuted the war criminals death sentence to imprisonment until death.

The court released its full verdict on Thursday afternoon.

Acting Attorney General Murad Reza told the Dhaka Tribune: “The 614-pages verdict has been published on the Supreme Court’s website.”

On February 28, 2013, Delwar Hossain Sayeedi, Nayeb-e-Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, was found guilty of genocide, rape and religious persecution and the tribunal also awarded him death penalty.

On March 28, 2013, Sayedee filed an appeal with the Supreme Court seeking acquittal on all charges.

O the same day, the government also submitted a separate appeal seeking Sayedee’s punishment in all the eight charges.

On September 17, 2014, the Supreme Court gave its judgement that commuted the war criminals’s death sentence to imprisonment until death.

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