Police arrested an alleged fugitive war criminal, who is accused of committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War at Ishwarganj upazila in Mymensingh district, on Thursday night.
The arrested is Md Salimuddin, 90, is an accused in a case lodged with International Crimes Tribunal-1 for looting, killing, and torching houses during the Liberation War.
He went into hiding soon since the case was filed about two years ago.
Detective Branch (DB) of police in Mymensingh officer-in-charge Md Faruq Hossain said acting on a tip-off police raided the Sohagi Charpara area and arrested Salimuddin.
Salimuddin and his associates allegedly brutally killed Md Nrurl Haque, alias Tara Miah, an AL leader and organiser of Liberation War, and Gopal Chandra Kar, a businessman and AL supporter in the Sohagi area, he said.
Later, the arrested was produced before a court in Mymensingh and then, he was sent to jail, the OC added.