International Crimes Tribunal-1 (ICT-1) on August 2
directed the defence lawyer for Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI)
leader, war crimes accused, Delwar Hossain Sayedee to
complete the cross-examinations of the Investigation
Officer (IO) by August 8, reports UNB Connect.
On April 8, the IO dealing with the crimes against humanity
during the Liberation War started making his deposition
before the ICT-1 against Sayedee. The tribunal recorded
the statement made by the IO who during investigation
found Sayedee as a listed Razakar, an auxiliary force
under the Pakistan occupation army, at Parerhat in Pirojpur
District during the 1971 Liberation War, had perpetrated
the crimes against humanity in collaboration with the
occupation forces. The cross-examination of the IO by
the defence counsel began on April 25.