DHAKA: The International Crime Tribunal (ICT)-2 Thursday framed charges against Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Ali Ahasan Mohammad Mojaheed for his alleged involvement in ‘crimes against humanity’.
A three-member ICT-2 team led by Falze Kabir passed the order on the basis of seven specific charges in 34 incidents.
The tribunal also granted prosecution pleas to include a new witness and fresh charge.
On June 5, a three-member ICT-2 team led by Falze Kabir fixed the date after hearing the arguments of defense lawyer barrister Abdur Razzak.
On May 21, the ICT-2 ended the charge framing hearing by reading out the allegations against Jamat-e-Islami leader.
On July 23, Mojaheed along with Jamaat Ameer Matiur Rahman Mizami and Nayeb-e Ameer Delwar Hossain Sayedee were shown arrested in the case filed with Kadamtali thana on May 23.
Earlier, the Jamaat bigwig was arrested on June 29 on charge of hurting religious sentiments. He is also an accused of several charges, including war crime.
BDST: 1255 HRS, JUN 21, 2012
Edited by: Shahin Afroz, Newsroom Editor