Minister for Home Affairs Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday said the government would soon take initiatives for holding the trial of war criminals residing in Pakistan.”Under the Simla Agreement signed after Bangladesh War of Liberation, the trial process of 195 war criminals staying in Pakistan will begin soon through the Foreign Affairs Ministry,” he said while talking to reporters at the concluding program of training camp of 300 members of Industrial Police-1 in Ashulia
He said the Foreign Ministry is working to bring back the war criminals who took shelter in Pakistan.
The Minister said the present government would not spare any kind of crime.
“The trial of war criminals is underway in Bangladesh as per the law. What Pakistan has said regarding war crimes issue is unexpected,” he added.
He further said according to historical Shimla deal the Pakistan government wanted to bring 195 war criminals under trial.
Regarding the formation of industrial police, the minister said that this section of police will be strengthened more.
Local parliament member Dr. Enamur Rahman, CID police chief Hemayet Uddin, DIG Nuruzzaman of Dhaka Range and Industrial police-1 director Mostafizur Rahman, among others, were also present.
Earlier in the day, the minister took salute at concluding parade of month-long training of 300 new members of Industrial Police and witnessed amazing karate display.