Bangladesh Upholds Death Penalty for Islamic Party Official

April 6, 2015 8:11 AM

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Bangladesh's Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has turned down a petition by an Islamic party official and upheld his death sentence for war crimes.

The decision was made Monday by a four-member panel headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha against Mohammad Qamaruzzaman, an assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami party.

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