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Jamaat stalwart sentenced to death

Jamaat stalwart sentenced to death
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Dhaka (PTI): A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Thursday pronounced death penalty to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami stalwart Muhammad Quamaruzzaman for...

Dhaka (PTI): A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Thursday pronounced death penalty to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami stalwart Muhammad Quamaruzzaman for "crimes against humanity" he committed during 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. "He will be hanged until he is dead," chairman of the three-judge International Crimes Tribunal-2 Justice Obaidul Hassan pronounced as the convict was escorted to the dock at the crowded courtroom. Quamruzzaman, an assistant secretary general of Jamaat, is the fourth accused, who was convicted for the 1971 war crimes siding with Pakistani troops, while his party was opposed to Bangladesh's independence.
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