7 war crimes suspects held in Khulna

21 Apr 2017, 12:12

NTV Online

Khulna: Police in separate drives arrested seven war crimes suspects from their houses in Dumuria upazila of Khulna early on Friday.

The arrestees are Abdur Rahim, Shamsur Rahman, Zahan Ali Biswas, Karim Sheikh, Abu Bakkar, Shahjahan and Raushan Ali.

They are residents of different parts of Khoinna, Gollamari and Banai areaa of the district.

Akkas Ali, officer‐in‐charge of Dumuria Police station, said police conducted separate drives in the upazila at night and arrested the seven people.

They were arrested for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the Liberation War, said the OC.

On 1 January, Dumuria Police filed a case with the police station against 11 people. Of them, two war crimes suspects—Najir Ali and Sohrab Ali—were arrested from Dhaka recently while the two others remained absconding.