The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has fixed Tuesday to pronounce verdict against Md Abdus Samad Musa alias Feroz Kha of Rajshahi’s Puthia for his alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the Liberation War.
Chairman of the three-member panel of the ICT Justice Md Shahinur Islam has fixed the date on Monday.
On July 8, the ICT kept the judgement on CAV, (curia advisari vult) after conclusion of arguments by the prosecution and defence in the case.
Prosecutor Jahid Imam represented the state while AbdusSattar stood for the accused.
A total of 15 prosecution witnesses testified in the case while the defence lawyer could not produce any witness to vouch for the innocence of the accused.
On September 9, 2018, the tribunal indicted Musa and framed five charges including looting 8 to 10 houses, arson attack on 50/60 houses, confinement, murder of 15 people and torturing 21 peopleagainst him.
On April 12, 2018, the investigation agency submitted formal charges against him bringing five charges.
On January 14, 2018, it published probe report in the case at its Dhanmondi office.
On January 4, 2017, he was shown arrested in the case.
According to the prosecution, Musa was a supporter of Jamaat-e-Islami and subsequently joined locally formed RazakarBahini through his ranks in Peace Committee.