Crime against humanity: Two fugitive death row convicts arrested
Dhaka, January 31: The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested two fugitives sentenced to death by the International Criminal Tribunal in the case of crimes against humanity in 1971.
The arrested are Naqib Hossain Adil Sarkar and Mokhlesur Rahman Mukul. On Monday (January 30) night, raids were conducted in Dakshinkhan and Ashulia areas of the capital and they were arrested.
Senior ASP ANM Imran Khan, assistant director of RAB's legal and media wing, said that fugitive accused Naqib Hossain Adil Sarkar and Mokhlesur Rahman Mukul, who were sentenced to death by the International Criminal Tribunal in 1971, have been arrested.
In June-July 1971, Shanti and Razakar Bahini made a camp in a school in Ahmedabad, Trishal. At that time, Yunus Ali of Kakchar village used to cross the river of brave freedom fighters. Because of this, 20-25 people took Yunus Ali to the camp.
He was shot dead on August 15, 1971, after torture. Besides, the members of the Razakar forces are accused of committing crimes like robbery and rape in the area during the liberation war.