Delwar Hossain Sayeedi sentenced life imprisonment

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was given life imprisonment for war crime in 1971 during Bangladesh Liberation war. On September 17, 2014; Bangladesh Supreme Court announce the verdict without any explanation. Chief Justice Muzammal Hossain said Sayeedi “must remain in the prison for the rest of his natural life”. A five member bench of the Supreme court headed by Chief Justice announce the verdict at 10:06am.
Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said that he was not satisfied with the verdict and expected that the apex court would uphold the verdict announced by International Crimes Tribunals.

International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) found Allamah Delwar Hossain Sayeedi guilty for 8 out of 20 charges are killing, rape, arson, looting, forcing to convert to Islam in 1971 and on February 28, 2013 the Tribunal sentence him to death by hanging. Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was given the death sentence for killing Ibrahim Kutti and Bisabali and setting fire to hindu household in 1971.

On March 28, 2013, Delwar Hossain Sayeedi filled an appeal with the Supreme Court seeking acquittal on all charges.

The Supreme Court verdict sentenced to Delwar Hossain Sayeedi for 5 charges out of 20. His sentence reduced for death of Ibrahim Kutti murder to imprisonment for 12 years.

Delwar Hossain Sayedee was also sentenced to prison until death for forcible conversion of 100 – 150 Hindus in Pirojpur in 1971.

Bangladesh Jamaat e Islami announced a 2 day hartal (Strike) on September 18 and September 21, 2014 in Bangladesh protesting the verdict and demanded release of Delwar Hossain Sayeedi.

This is the 2nd case appeal as the Appellate Division of Supreme Court accounted a judgment.

74 years old Delwar Hossain Sayeedi experss his dissatisfaction a of the judgment who is now in Kashimpur Central Jail. (source: The Independent)

Law Minister Anisul Huq said in his immediate reaction to the verdict that it was shocked him too as he was expected the maximum punishment — death.saeidee

Ganajagaran Muncha called a national wide protests a mass rally as police driven them from the Shahbagh with hot water cannons and teargas shells.

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was born on 2 February 1940 in Indurkani under Priojpur District of Bangladesh. He is Vice President (Nayeb-​e-​Ameer ) of Bangladesh Jamaat e Islami. In 1980 He started waj mahfil and tafsir, popularly knows as Islami cleric or Moulana all over the Bangladesh.

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was elected as Member of Parliament from June 12 2006 to December 29, 2008.

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was given life imprisonment for war crime in 1971 during Bangladesh Liberation war. On September 17, 2014; Bangladesh Supreme Court announce the verdict without any explanation. Chief Justice Muzammal Hossain said Sayeedi “must remain in the prison for the rest of his natural life”. A five member bench of the Supreme court headed by Chief Justice announce the verdict at 10:06am.

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said that he was not satisfied with the verdict and expected that the apex court would uphold the verdict announced by International Crimes Tribunals.

International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) found Allamah Delwar Hossain Sayeedi guilty for 8 out of 20 charges are killing, rape, arson, looting, forcing to convert to Islam in 1971 and on February 28, 2013 the Tribunal sentence him to death by hanging. Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was given the death sentence for killing Ibrahim Kutti and Bisabali and setting fire to hindu household in 1971.

On March 28, 2013, Delwar Hossain Sayeedi filled an appeal with the Supreme Court seeking acquittal on all charges.

The Supreme Court verdict sentenced to Delwar Hossain Sayeedi for 5 charges out of 20. His sentence reduced for death of Ibrahim Kutti murder to imprisonment for 12 years.

Delwar Hossain Sayedee was also sentenced to prison until death for forcible conversion of 100 – 150 Hindus in Pirojpur in 1971.

 

Bangladesh Jamaat e Islami announced a 2 day hartal (Strike) on September 18 and September 21, 2014 in Bangladesh protesting the verdict and demanded release of Delwar Hossain Sayeedi.

This is the 2nd case appeal as the Appellate Division of Supreme Court accounted a judgment.

The 74 years old Delwar Hossain Sayeedi experss his dissatisfaction a of the judgment who is now in Kashimpur Central Jail. (source: The Independent)

Law Minister Anisul Huq said in his immediate reaction to the verdict of Delwar Hossain Sayeedi that it was shocked him too as he was expected the maximum punishment — death.

Ganajagaran Muncha called a national wide protests to Delwar Hossain Sayeedi verdict with a mass rally county wide. Later police driven them from the Shahbagh with hot water cannons and teargas shells.

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was born on 2 February 1940 in Indurkani under Priojpur District of Bangladesh. He is Vice President (Nayeb-​e-​Ameer ) of Bangladesh Jamaat e Islami. In 1980 He started waj mahfil and tafsir, popularly knows as Islami cleric or Moulana all over the Bangladesh.

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was elected as Member of Parliament from June 12 2006 to December 29, 2008.

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