Newsworld Desk: Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death penalty for Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali for his crimes against humanity during the Liberation War. A five-member Appellate Division bench, headed by chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, gave the verdict. On 2 November 2014, the International Crimes Tribunal-2 sentenced the Jamaat-e-Islami leader to death for his crimes against humanity in 1971. On 30 November 2014, Mir Quasem Ali filed the appeal with the SC challenging the death penalty.
Thu 04 27 2017
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