Friday, December 18, 2015, Poush 4, 1422 BS, Rabiul Awal 5, 1437 Hijri

195 Pak PoWs to be tried, says Home Minister
Staff Correspondent
Published :Friday, 18 December, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 35
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal Thursday said that the government will take initiatives to bring the 195 Pakistani army personnel from the country and try them for war crimes in Bangladesh during the liberation war in 1971.
"The government would take measurers through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring those Pakistanis committed war crimes and put them under trial," the Minister said at a programme of Industrial Police at Sreepur of Gazipur.
The Minister was replying to a query of a journalist who asked as to whether the government would be able to try those 195 Pakistani army personnel for their crimes against humanity in 1971 as per the Simla Treaty between India and Pakistan, Ministry's Public Relations Officer Sharif Mahmud Apu, who was accompanying the minister, told reporters.
Khan received salute from 300 new members of the industrial police at the end of their training and parade. Senior police officials from Dhaka range were also present.

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