Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal sentences three to death

A Bangladeshi court sentenced three men to death and five others to life imprisonment Monday for crimes against humanity during the 1971 war of independence.

A three-member bench of the International Crimes Tribunal delivered the verdict in a crowded courtroom.

Ashraf Hossain, Sharif Ahmed and Abdul Bari were sentenced to death in absentia.

The court told the inspector general of police and the home secretary to find and arrest them, along with three of the other five defendants.

Last update: Mon, 18/07/2016 - 10:47

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