Rajshahi war criminal Tipu to die

Published: 11 Dec 2019 Updated: 11 Dec 2019   

Samakal Correspondent

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 has handed down death penalty to Abdus Sattar alias Tipu Sultan, a Rajshahi man,  for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.

The three-member tribunal led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam delivered the verdict on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, a three-member tribunal led by Justice Md Shahinur Islam set the date for the verdict. 

Earlier, both the prosecution and defence counsels completed their arguments in the case.  

Tipu, now in jail, was involved in the killing of at least 10 people, torturing two people and looting and arson at twelve to thirteen houses in areas under Boalia Police Station of Rajshahi.   

The tribunal framed two charges against him in 2018.





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