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Nizami at tribunal
Nizami verdict today
Observer Online Report
Publish Date : 2014-10-28,  Publish Time : 11:17,  View Count : 130
Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami has been taken to the tribunal on Wednesday morning as the International Crimes Tribunal-1 (ICT-1) is set to deliver its verdict against him in crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.

Earlier on Tuesday morning, the ICT-1 fixed today for the verdict.

The three members tribunal, led by its chairman Justice M Enayetur Rahim, will pronounce the verdict.

Earlier, the tribunal fixed June 24 for Nizami's verdict but it later deferred due to his sudden illness.

Nizami was arrested on June 29, 2010, in a case filed in connection with hurting religious sentiments of the Muslims.

The tribunal on January 9, 2012, accepted formal charges against Nizami.

He was indicted on May 28, 2012.

Nizami was sentenced to death in January this year for his role in the sensational 10-truck arms haul in Chittagong in 2004.


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