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.