jamuna news: The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) on Tuesday fixed to deliver its verdict in a case filed against two war crimes accused of Kishoreganj today.
The two-member special tribunal bench led by Justice Anwarul Haque set the date as it earlier concluded hearing arguments in the case.
The accused are Syed Mohammad Hussain alias Hossain, 64, and Muhammad Moslem Pradhan, 66, hailing from Nikli upazila of the district. Of them, Hussain is absconding.
On March 7, the tribunal kept the case waiting for verdict after prosecution and defense counsels completed their closing arguments.
Earlier, on December 3 in 2015, the prosecution at the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) submitted the formal charge of war crimes and violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention 1949 against the two.
On July 7 of the same year, now defunct ICT-2 issued an arrest warrant against them.
Police arrested Moslem the next day from his home in village Kamarhati of the Upazila.
Hossain is the younger brother of death-row-convict Syed Md Hassan alias Hachen Ali, who was sentenced to death in his absence by the ICT-1 for his heinous crimes against humanity in 1971.