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War crimes accused Jabbar verdict today
Observer Online Report
Published : Tuesday, 24 February, 2015,  Time : 9:31 AM,  View Count : 28
The International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver its verdict on Tuesday in the case against fugitive accused Abdul Jabbar for his alleged crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.

The three-member tribunal, led by Justice Enayetur Rahim, set the date on Monday to deliver its verdict. Two others judges are--Justice Jahangir Hossain and Justice Anwarul Haque.

On December 3, the ICT-1 concluded the trial proceedings of Jabbar and kept the case waiting for verdict delivery. He is facing five charges.

Charges against Jabbar:

* Killing two freedom fighters at Mathbarhia’s Phuljhuri during the Liberation War. Torching and ransacking of over 100 houses at Nathparha and Kuluparha in Pirojpur.

* Killing a man at Phuljhuri, setting fire to 360 houses before looting them.

* Killing 11 people at Pirojpur’s Noli village, looting and setting fire to 60 houses there.

* Forced conversion of 200 Hindus at Phuljhuri.

* Detaining 37 people from Angulkata and Mathbarhia, killing 22 of them and seriously injuring others.

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