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Lawyers meet Kamaruzzaman at jail

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kamruzzamanDhaka: Four lawyers of condemned war criminal Mohammad Kamaruzzaman met him at Dhaka Central Jail on Thursday.The four lawyers— Shishir Monir, Matiur Rahman Akand, Ihsan A Siddique and M Moshiul Alam —entered the jail at about 10:20am.Before the meet, Shishir Monir said they were going to meet Kamaruzzaman to discuss the review petition against the verdict of the Appallate Division, which upheld the death sentence awarded to him by the International Crimes Tribunal.They spent about half an hour with Kamaruzzaman and got out of the jail. Earlier on Wednesday morning, ten members of Kamaruzzaman's family, including wife, sons and daughter, met him at Dhaka Central Jail.Kamaruzzaman, assistant secretary general of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, was shifted to the central jail from Kashimpur Jail in Gazipur on Tuesday. The Appellate Division on Monday upheld the International Crimes Tribunal-2 judgment that had sentenced Kamaruzzaman to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.On May 9 last year, the International Crimes Tribunal-2 condemned Kamaruzzaman to death for his crimes against humanity, including murder, abduction, torture, rape and mass killing during the Liberation War.On June 6 last year, war criminal Kamaruzzaman filed the appeal with the Supreme Court challenging the ICT-2 verdict.