RAB arrests death-row convict in war crimes case
DHAKA, Sept 22, 2023 (BSS) - Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested Md Nurul Amin Howlader, a convicted Razakar, who was sentenced to death by International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 in absentia for his crime against humanity in 1971.
The ICT-1 on July 20, 2023, convicted and sentenced four Razakars, including Nurul Amin Howlader from Bhandaria upazila in Pirojpur to death. The other three convicts are -Abdul Mannan Howlader, Ashraf Ali alias Asrab Ali Howlader and Md Moharaj Howlader alias Hatkata Moharaj.
"Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB-2 conducted raid in Dhaka Udyan area in Mohammadpur around 8 pm and arrested Howlader," senior ASP Shihab Karim told BSS.
The convict has been sent to court after primary interrogation, RAB sources said.