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Death warrant against Mollah sent to central jail

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kader-mulottCourt Correspondent
The International Crimes Ttribunal-2 on Sunday sent to Dhaka central jail the death warrant against war criminal Jamaat-e-Islami Assistant Secretary General Abdul Quader Mollah.
ICT deputy registrar Arunav Chowdhury told that he delivered the death warrant along with the apex court judgment to the jail authorities late Sunday afternoon.
Earlier, the full text of the Supreme Court judgment sentencing 1971 war criminal Quader Mollah to death was sent to the designated trial court (International Crimes Ttribunal-2) at noon today (Sunday).
The full text of the Supreme Court judgment was released on Thursday.
Hours after publishing the full judgment by the apex court, war crimes convict condemned Abdul Quader Mollah was shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from Kashimpur Jail on Thursday evening.
Following the government’s appeal seeking death sentence for him, the Appellate Division on September 17 with a majority decision sentenced lifer Jamaat-e-Islami assistant secretary general Abdul Quader Mollah to death for his crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.
The 65-year-old Jamaat leader was found guilty of the crimes against humanity, including murders of pro-liberation civilian Pallab, an inhabitant of Nawabpur in old Dhaka city, poet Meherrunnesa and her family, journalist Khandker Abu Taleb of the daily Ittefaq, and mass killings at Alubdi, and killing of Hazrat Ali, then Awami League leader, along with his wife, two minor daughters and an infant son, followed by rape.
On February 5, convicting detained Jamaat leader Quader Mollah on five counts of the 1971 war crimes, the International Crimes Tribunnal-2 unanimously sentenced him to life term imprisonment.