Tribunal sentences Kaiser to death for 1971 war crimes

Tribunal sentences Kaiser to death for 1971 war crimes

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Former Jatiya Party minister Syed Mohammed Kaiser has been sentenced to death for crimes against humanity in 1971.
The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 delivered the verdict in Kaiser’s presence on Tuesday.
The tribunal found him guilty in 14 of the 16 charges brought against him.A Muslim League leader in 1971, Kaiser has been given the death penalty in seven charges, imprisonment until death in three, life in prison in one and 5 to 10 years in prison in another three.
Two of the charges against him were said not proven.
ICT-2 Chairman Justice Obaidul Hassan read out a summary of the 484-page verdict in a packed courtroom.
The vehicle carrying Kaiser from the Dhaka Central Jail reached the tribunal premises around 8.45am.
An hour later, Kaiser was taken to the courtroom when proceedings started after 11am.
Kaiser’s son Syed Galib Ahmed and his brothers SABM Humayun and SKM Selim were also present in the courtroom. – bdnews24.com

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