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Ex-BNP MP Momin Talukder gets death for war crimes

Special Correspondent |
Update: 2021-11-24 12:35:59
Ex-BNP MP Momin Talukder gets death for war crimes

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) today (Nov 24) sentenced Former BNP lawmaker from Bogura Abdul Momin Talukder alias Khoka to death for his crimes against humanity during the Liberation War. 

International Crimes Tribunal-1 led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam delivered the verdict this morning.

Earlier on Monday, the three-member tribunal fixed today for delivering verdict.

On November 1, the tribunal kept the verdict waiting after both the prosecution and defence counsels completed their closing arguments in the case.

Abdul Momin, who is on the run, was tried in absentia.

Momin, according to tribunal's investigation agency, was Razakar commander of Adamdighi Police Station of Bagura and involved in genocide and killing of at least 19 people.

He was an assistant organising secretary (Rajshahi division) of BNP central committee and was elected lawmaker from Bogura-3 (Dupchanchia and Adamdighi) constituency in 2001 and 2008.

BDST: 1230 HRS, NOV 24, 2021

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