Islamist party leader hanged for 1971 war crimes in Bangladesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff Dhaka: Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami was hanged today for crimes committed during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war. He was also charged for arms trafficking in the state of Assam in India. Nizami, who headed the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at Dhaka Central jail around midnight. He was sentenced to death in… Read More Islamist party leader hanged for 1971 war crimes in Bangladesh