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Wed, Feb 19, 2020 5:05

War crimes suspect Nurul Islam gets bail

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The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has granted bail on condition to war crimes suspect Nurul Islam of Moheshkhali in Cox's Bazar in a case filed for committing crimes against humanity.

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has granted bail on condition to war crimes suspect Nurul Islam of Moheshkhali in Cox's Bazar in a case filed for committing crimes against humanity.

The three-member bench, headed by Justice Md Shahinur Islam, passed the order considering his health condition after hearing from prosecution and defence on Wednesday.

Advocate Abdus Satter Palwan stood for Nurul Islam while Prosecutor Rezia Sultana Chamon represented the state.

Earlier, 17 war crimes suspects of Moheshkhali, including Nurul, were indicted by the tribunal on April 3, 2018.

The suspects were indicted on 10 counts of war crimes, six for genocide.