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Persons involved in ICT to be tried

Banglanews Team |
Update: 2013-10-01 07:08:35
Persons involved in ICT to be tried

DHAKA: Leaders of Bangladesh Nationalist Lawyers’ Forum on Tuesday categorically said they are shocked by learning the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 verdict against Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury.

Making allegation that the verdict is ‘farcical justice’, they issued threat to all the persons involved in the trial proceedings of ICT to bring them under legal process.

BNP-backed lawyers’ in a press conference came up with the threat in the Supreme Court after the ICT-1 verdict against SQ Chowdhury on Tuesday.

They said that we support the legal process against war criminals but it does not mean that opposition leaders will be killed by staging farcical justices.

They also said that if BNP assumes power in the next general election they will take true war criminals under justice.

Opposition BNP standing committee member Barrister Maudud Ahmed MP said, “We are shocked by the verdict against Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury. We reiterated that we want judgments against war criminals but it must fulfill the international legal standards as well as the country.”

He also alleged that no legal process was followed in the judgments against the BNP lawmaker SQ Chowdhury.

BDST: 1835 HRS, OCT 01, 2013
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