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SC to deliver judgment in ATM Azharul case any day

Dhaka, July 10 (BAN/ AD): The SC will be delivering its judgment in Jamaat leader ATM Azharul Islam any day from now. On June 18, the Appellate Division started the hearing on the appeal filed.

The appeal filed by Azharul was heard by the four-member bench of the Appellate Division, headed by Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, on Wednesday and completed hearing of arguments from both the state and defense.

On December 30, 2014, ICT-1 gave Jamaat-e-Islami Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam a death sentence for his war crimes committed in Rangpur. He was found guilty on five of six charges. Azhar filed his appeal on January 28, 2015.

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