DHAKA, Dec 11, 2013 (BSS)- The Chamber Judge tonight stayed the execution of the Appellate Division verdict awarding death penalty to Jamaat-e- Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah on charge of war crimes.
Chamber judge Syed Mahmud Hossain issued the order staying the execution of Mollah till 10.30 am on Wednesday on a petition of his lawyers.
Attorney General Mahbub-e-Alam said, he was not notified about the hearing of the petition despite caveat was filed earlier following the legal provisions.
Senior Superintendent of Dhaka Central Jail Farman Ali said, the jail authorities stayed the execution showing respect to the court order.
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