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Convicted war criminal Khalilur arrested

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Published: 12:25, 28 September 2022   Update: 12:48, 28 September 2022
Convicted war criminal Khalilur arrested

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested Khalilur Rahman, a death-row convict who committed crimes in Netrokona.

He was arrested from Savar on Tuesday, Assistant Director of RAB Legal and Media Wing ASP ANM Imran Khan confirmed his arrest.

He was sentenced to death by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) for crimes against humanity in 1971.

On September 13, a three-member judicial panel led by ICT chairman Justice Md. Shahinur Islam passed the order.

Khalilur Rahman was a member of Islami Chhatra Sangha. During the war, he joined Razaka’s army. Later, he became the commander of Al-Badr in Chandigarh Union.