|Published : 20 Sep 2016, 23:41:32|
ICT extends time to submit formal charge against JP lawmaker Hannan
The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 has fixed October 31 for submitting formal charge against Jatiya Party (JP) lawmaker MA Hannan and seven others from Mymensingh, accepting a time plea from the prosecution, report agencies.
Justice Anwarul Haque, chairman of the three-member panel of the ICT-1, passed the order as prosecutors Jahid Imam and Rezia Sultana Chemon pleaded for time.
Apart from Hannan, the other accused are Hannan's son Rafique Sajjad (62), Khandakar Golam Sabbir Ahmed (69), Mizanur Rahman Mintu (63), Hormuj Ali (73), Mohammad Abdus Sattar (64), Mohammad Fakruzzaman (61), and Khandakar Golam Rabbani (63).
Of these, Fakruzzaman, Sattar and Rabbani are still on the run.The investigation agency of the ICT on July 11, 2016, finalised its probe report against the eight, bringing five charges of crimes against the accused. The ICT probe body submitted the report to the prosecution.