DHAKA: The deposition of second prosecution witnesses in war crimes related case against Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Molla will be held on July 10 at International Crimes Tribunal (ICT-2).
The three-member ICT-2 led by Justice ATM Fazle Kabir passed the order Monday.
Earlier in the day, Mujaffar Ahmed Khan, former Chhatra League president of the then East Pakistan Keraniganj unit, completed his deposition.
On June 20, prosecutors Mohammad Ali and Sultan Mahmud read out the 96-page opening statement accusing Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Molla of ‘crimes against humanity’ conducted during the liberation war.
The tribunal also asked to begin submission of depositions and arguments in the final spell of the trial process from July 3.
In the opening statement, they elaborated six charges against the Jamaat leader.
On May 28, the ICT-2 framed charges against Jamaat leader Quader Molla, detained for trial on charges of wartime crimes against humanity during liberation war in 1971.
In the opening statement, prosecutors informed the court that Quader Molla was involved in killing of 344 people at Alokdi village of city’s Pallabi area, killing of Khandaker Abu Taleb, murder of seven people including Bangla College student Pallab, mass killing in different villages of Keranignaj during the liberation war.
On December 28 in the last year, the ICT took the formal charge into cognizance against detained Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Molla in connection with his alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during liberation war.
On July 13 in 2010, Abdul Quader Molla was arrested from the High Court gate in a murder-and-arson case filed with Pallabi Thana by an injured freedom fighter in January 2008.
On August 2 in 2010, he was shown arrest on charge of crimes against humanity.
BDST: 2025 HRS, JUL 09, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor, M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor
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