Verdict in Jamalpur war crimes trial due Monday
The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) is set to deliver its verdicts on Monday in the war crimes cases where eight people of Jamalpur were accused.
The three-member bench of the tribunal, headed by Justice Anwarul Haq, on Sunday fixed the date for the delivery of the judgment.
Justice Shahinur Islam and Justice Mohammad Suhrawardi are the two other members of the bench.
On June 19, closing the law-point arguments from both sides in the trial, the ICT kept pending its verdict for any day.
The eight accused are: Advocate Shamsul Alam alias Badar Bhai, former ameer of Jamalpur district unit Jamaat-e-Islami, SM Yusuf Ali, Ashraf Hossain, Prof Sharif Ahmed alias Sharif Hossain, Abdul Hannan, Abdul Bari, Harun and Abul Hashem.
Of them, Adv Shamsul Alam and Yusuf Ali are now in jail while the others are fugitive.
A total of 40 witnesses have testified before the court during the trial.
Police arrested Shamsul and Yusuf Ali from different parts of Jamalpur following arrest warrants issued by the tribunal on March 3, 2015 against the eight war crimes accused.