Law Minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday said the death sentence awarded to war criminal convict Jamaat-e-Islami leader M Kamaruzzaman will be executed after obtaining the copy of the Supreme Court verdict.
“We’re looking towards the Supreme Court. Let’s see what they do,” the minister said while talking to reporters after a meeting with State Minister for Home Affairs Asaduzzaman Khan and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Hassan Mahmood Khandker at his ministry.
Replying to a question, the minister said they did not discuss the execution of Kamaruzzaman in the meeting. He, however, said an elaborate discussion was held on some important cases at the monitoring cell.”
On May 9, 2013, 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 of 1971.
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on November 3 upheld the International Crimes Tribunal-2 judgment that had sentenced the Jamaat-e-Islami assistant secretary general to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.
Kamaruzzaman’s execution after getting copy of verdict