ICT Bangladesh Updates

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ABBREVIATION:

ICTBD: INTERNATIONAL CRIMES TRIBUNAL BANGLADESH
ICT: INTERNATIONAL CRIMES TRIBUNAL
ICT-1: INTERNATIONAL CRIMES TRIBUNAL-1

ICT-2: INTERNATIONAL CRIMES TRIBUNAL-2
AD: APPELLATE DIVISION
RP: REVIEW PETITION
N/A: NOT APPLICABLE
HC: HIGH COURT
SC: SUPREME COURT

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Accused Name: Azad Abul Kalam

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Current Location: Absconding
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 8 Charges
Which Tribunal : ICT- 2
Guilty: Charges 1,3,4,5,6,7 & 8
Not guilty: Charge-2
Verdict from Tribunal: 21-01-2013
Death sentence for the charges 3,4,6 & 7
Life Sentence: None
Jail (Only certain year/s): None
Jail Until Death: None
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: Charge 1,5 &8
Appellate Division Update [AD]: Absconding. Did not appeal
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Still Absconding

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Accused Name: Golam Azam

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Current Location: Dead
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 5 charges
Which Tribunal : ICT-2
Guilty: On All 5 charges
Not guilty:
Verdict from Tribunal: 15-07-2013
Death sentence for the charges:None
Life Sentence:None
Jail (Only certain year/s): For the charge No 1 GA got 10 years. Charges 2-4, 20 years each.Total 90 Years
Jail Until Death: None

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed but dropped as the accused died
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Passed away with a 90 year jail sentence to his name

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Accused Name: Delwar Hossain Sayidee

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Current Location: Kashim Pur Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 20 Charges
Which Tribunal : ICT-2
Guilty: For the charges 6,7,8,9,10,11,14,16,19
Not guilty: for the charges 1,2,3,4,5,12,13,15,17,18,20

Verdict from Tribunal: 28-02-2013
Death sentence for the charges: 8 and 10
Life Sentence:None
Jail (Only certain year/s):None
Jail Until Death: None
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: for the charges 6,7,8,9,10,11,14,16,19

Appellate Division Update [AD]: AD Dismissed the Tribunal’s death sentence decision and the he was given “Jail until death” sentence.
Review Petition [RP]: Waiting for the full text of the verdict

Final update: Still Waiting for the full text of the verdict

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Accused Name: Zahid Hossain Khokon

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Current Location: Absconding
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 11 Charges
Which Tribunal : ICT-1
Guilty: For the charges 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Not guilty: for the charges 1
Verdict from Tribunal: 13-11-2014
Death sentence for the charges: 5,6,7,8,9,10
Life Sentence:None
Jail (Only certain year/s): 5 years for charge NO-2, 10 years for charge No-3, 20 years for the charge NO 4, 5 years for the charge NO 11
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Absconding. Did not appeal
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Still Absconding

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Accused Name: Mobarak Hossain alias Mobarak Ali

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 5 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-1
Guilty: For the charges 1,3
Not guilty: for the charges 2,4,5

Verdict from Tribunal: 24-11-2014
Death sentence for the charge/s: 1
Life Sentence for the charge/s: 3
Jail (Only certain year/s): None
Jail Until Death: None

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed but yet to be heard
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Serving jail and waiting for the appeal petition to be heard

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Accused Name: Mir Quashem Ali

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 14 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s 2,3,4,6,7,9,10,11,12,14
Not guilty: for the charge/s 1,5,8,13

Verdict from Tribunal: 02-11-2014
Death sentence for the charge/s: 11, 12
Life Sentence: None
Jail (Only certain year/s): None
Jail Until Death: None
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: Charge 2,3,4,6,7,9,10,11,12,14

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed and it is yet to be heard
Review Petition [RP]: N/A yet

Final update: Serving jail and waiting for the appeal petition to be heard

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Accused Name: Muhammad Kamaruzzaman

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 7 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: 1,2,3,4,7
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 5 and 6

Verdict from Tribunal: 09-05-2013
Death sentence for the charge/s: 3 and 4
Life Sentence: 1 and 7
Jail (Only certain year/s): 10 years for charge no:2,
Jail Until Death:
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: Charge no 1,7 & 2 got merged

Appellate Division Update [AD]: AD Upheld the Tribunal’s decision, Death Sentence
Review Petition [RP]: Review Apllication lodged. Hearing date is now fixed on 01-04-2015

Final update: Review petition has been lodged. Hearing date for RP is now fixed on Wednesday, 01-04-2015

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Accused Name: Matiur Rahman Nizami

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 16 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-1
Guilty: For the charge/s: 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,16
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 5,9,10,11,12,13,14,15

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 29-10-2014
Death sentence for the charge/s: 2,4,6 & 16
Life Sentence: 1,3,7,8
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: All other sentences will get merged with death sentences.

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed and on 21st February 2015 AD asked for all his case documents within two weeks’ time. Final date of submitting of all appeal documents has fixed on 31-03-2015
Review Petition [RP]: N/A yet

Final update: Serving jail. Final date of submitting of his appeal documents has fixed on 31-03-2015. Still waiting for the appeal petition to be heard.

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Accused Name: Ashrafuzzaman Khan & Chowdhury Mueen Uddin

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Current Location: Absconded
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 11 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: 1,2,3,4,5,6,6,8,9,10,11
Not guilty: for the charge/s: none

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 03-11-2013
Death sentence for the charge/s: 1-11
Life Sentence: none
Jail (Only certain year/s): none
Jail Until Death: none

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Absconded so did not appeal
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Absconded. Chowdhury Mueen Uddin fugitive in UK & Ashrafuzzaman khan in USA.

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Accused Name: Md Abdul Alim

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Current Location: Dead
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 17 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: 1,2,6,7,8,9,10,12,14
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 3,4,5,11,13,15,16,17

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 09-10-2013
Death sentence for the charge/s: None
Life Sentence: None
Jail (Only certain year/s): 10 years for Charge No1, 20 Years for Charge No 6,7,9,12
Jail Until Death: 2,8,10 &14

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed but case dropped as the accused died naturally
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Passed away while serving “jail until his death”

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Accused Name: Ali Ahsan Muhammad Muzahid

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes,7 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: 1,3,5,6,7
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 2 & 4

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 17-07-2013
Death sentence for the charge/s: 6,7
Life Sentence: 3,5
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: punishment under 3 &5 will be merged as death sentence given

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed, waiting to be heard
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Serving jail and waiting for the appeal petition to be heard

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Accused Name: Salauddin Quader Chowdhury

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update:
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 23 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-1
Guilty: For the charge/s: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,,17,18,
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 1,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,19,20,21,22,23

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 01-10-2013
Death sentence for the charge/s: 3,5,6, & 8
Life Sentence: None
Jail (Only certain year/s): 20 years for each charge 2,4,7. 5 years for each Charge 17,18
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed and waiting to be heard
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Serving jail and waiting for the appeal petition to be heard

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Accused Name: AKM Yusuf

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Current Location: Dead
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 13 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: Died before the final verdict
Not guilty: for the charge/s: Died before the final verdict

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: He was died before the final verdict
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence:
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: He was died before the final verdict
Review Petition [RP]: He was died before the final verdict

Final update: Passed away with 13 charges to his name

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Accused Name: Abdul Quader Molla

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Current Location: He was hanged till date as per the verdict of AD
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 6 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: 1,2,3,5,6
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 4
Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 05-02-2013
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence: for charge 5 & 6
Jail (Only certain year/s): single sentences of 15 yeras for Charge number 1,2,3
Jail Until Death:
No separate judgement as death sentences were given:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed & Given Death sentence
Review Petition [RP]: Reviewd but dissmissed as there were no merit

Final update: Hanged till death as per the erdict of AD. He was the first person to have been executed for crimes committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War.

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Accused Name: ATM Azharul Islam

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 6 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-1
Guilty: For the charge/s: 2,3,4,5,6
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 1

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 30-12-2014
Death sentence for the charge/s: 2,3,4
Life Sentence:
Jail (Only certain year/s): 25 years for charge No: 5, 5 yeras for the charge No:6
Jail Until Death:
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: other sentences will get merged when 1 death sentence will be executed.

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed and waiting to be heard
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Serving jail and waiting for the appeal petition to be heard

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Accused Name: Syed Md Qaiser

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 16 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10,12,13,14,16
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 4,11,15

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 23-12-2014
Death sentence for the charge/s: 3,5,6,8,10,12,16
Life Sentence: 1,9,13,14
Jail (Only certain year/s):10 year for charge 2, 7 year for charge 7
Jail Until Death:
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: other sentences will get merged when 1 death sentence will be executed.

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appealed and waiting to be heard
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Serving jail and waiting for the appeal petition to be heard

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Accused Name: Abdul Jabbar

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Current Location: Absconding
Investigation Update: completed
Iindicted? Yes/No: yes, 5 charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-1
Guilty: For the charge/s:1,2,3,4,5
Not guilty: for the charge/s: N/A

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 24-02-2015
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence: None
Jail (Only certain year/s): 20 Years for Charge No: 4
Jail Until Death: 1,2,3,5

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Absconding, did not appeal
Review Petition [RP]: N/A yet

Final update: Still Absconding

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Accused Name: Abdus Subhan

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Charges are framed or not, Yes/No: Yes, 9 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s:1,2,3,4,6,7
Not guilty: for the charge/s: 5,8,9
Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: 18-02-2015
Death sentence for the charge/s: 1,4,6
Life Sentence: None
Jail (Only certain year/s): 5 yeras for the charge no: 3
Jail Until Death: 2,7
No separate judgement as death sentences were given: All other sentences will get merged with death sentences

Appellate Division Update [AD]: Appeal lodged to AD on 17-03-2015
Review Petition [RP]: N/A yet

Final update: Serving jail and waiting for the appeal petition to be heard

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Accused Name: Syed Hachan Ali

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Current Location: Absconding
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 6 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-1
Guilty: For the charge/s: Not decided yet
Not guilty: for the charge/s: Not decided yet

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: Not decidet yet
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence:
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: N/A yet
Review Petition [RP]: N/A yet

Final update: Case is now being heard by ICTBD-1

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Accused Name: Shirazul Haque Master, Abdul Latif Talukder, Khan Akram Hossain

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes,7 [ 4 for Shiraj, 2 for all, 1for Akram]
Which Tribunal: ICT-1
Guilty: For the charge/s: N/A Yet
Not guilty: for the charge/s: N/A Yet

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: Not decided yet
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence:
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: N/A yet
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Case is now being heard by ICTBD-1

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Accused Name: Forkan Mollick

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 8 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: Not decided yet
Not guilty: for the charge/s: Not decided yet

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: Not decided yet
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence:
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: N/A yet
Review Petition [RP]: N/A yet

Final update: In jail and case is still being heard by the ICTBD-2

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Accused Name: Obaidul Haque taher & Ataur Rahman Noni

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 6 Charges [ First hearing date fixed on 05-04-2015]
Which Tribunal: ICT-1
Guilty: For the charge/s: Not decided yet
Not guilty: for the charge/s: Not decided yet

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: Not decided yet
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence:
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: N/A
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update: Accused In Jail and Hearing date for charge framing is fixed on 02-03-2015

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Accused Name: Mahidur Rahman & Afsar Hossain

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Completed
Indicted? Yes/No: Yes, 3 Charges
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: Not decided Yet
Not guilty: for the charge/s: Not decided yet

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: Yet to be decided
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence:
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: N/A Yet
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update:In jail and case is still being heard by the ICTBD-2

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Accused Name: Muhubur Rahman AKA Boro mia & Mujibur Rahman AKA Angur Mia

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Current Location: Jail
Investigation Update: Continuing
Indicted? Yes/No: Not Yet
Which Tribunal: ICT-2
Guilty: For the charge/s: Not decided Yet
Not guilty: for the charge/s: Not decided yet

Verdict & Punishment from Tribunal: Yet to be decided
Death sentence for the charge/s:
Life Sentence:
Jail (Only certain year/s):
Jail Until Death:

Appellate Division Update [AD]: N/A Yet
Review Petition [RP]: N/A

Final update:In jail . Prosecuturs Rezia Sultana & Sultan Mahmud submitted an intial report describing the current progress of the investigation. Both the prosecutors requested the Tribunal to grant one more month for the full investigation report to be submitted and also prayed for the permission to question those two accused at the Safe Home. The Tribunal accepted the request and granted only one day for questioning.

As there are some concerns over their health condition raised by the defence lawyer, Mr Nazrul Islam, The tribunal asked the authority to give them a full report on their health condition on 16-04-2015 onwards.  Submission of final investigation report is also fixed on 16-04-2015. After observing the health and full investigation report the Tribunal will notify further as to what need to be done afterwards.

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Disclaimer: We have collected infortmation about all these aforementioned cases by using various sources i.e International Crimes Tribunal Official Websites, Different national & International dailies (both the online editions & Printing editions),  ICT news correspondent of ICR Foundation, Full text of verdicts etc. We have endeavoured our best to provide you with all the current updates. It is worth mentioning that this particular page is being monitored and will be updated on the basis of receiving new information about any case/s from any of the sources mentioned above. This informations are merely a summarised version of all cases in concern. If you want to know more about each cases or curious about any particular topic/issues which is unfortunately absent in this update page, we would like to request you to contact International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh  or write to ICTBD directly using the postal service. ICTBD’s postal address is: To, The Registrar, International Crimes Tribunal Bangladesh, Old High Court Building, Ramna, Dhaka-1217, People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

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