DHAKA: The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of International Crimes Tribunal (Amendment) Act-2013 in principle to include provision for appeal within two months of verdict in war crimes case.
The approval came from the regular meeting of cabinet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
The Appeal procedure must be finished within 45 days and the time may be extended for 15 more days due to any appropriate reason.
In the awake of the ongoing demand from common people and legal experts, the government took the decision to amend the section.
People from all walks of life under the banner of ‘Bloggers and Online Activist Network’ are staging demonstration at Shahbagh intersection in the capital demanding capital punishment to all war criminals including Jamaat assistant secretary general Abdul Quader Mollah.
The International Crimes Tribunal-2 Awarded Abdul Quader Mollah with lifetime imprison and Abul Kalam Azad alias Bachchu Rajakar with death penalty for their involvement in crimes against humanity.
BDST: 1240 HRS, FEB 11, 2013
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