The two review petitions filed over war crimes convict Delwar Hossain Sayedee’s verdict, which commuted his death sentence to prison until death, have appeared on the Appellate Division’s cause list.
A total of 223 matters have been included on Monday’s cause list for the appeals bench led by chief justice and the review pleas in the war criminal’s trial appear on 147 in it.
Sayedee was given the death penalty on two counts of crimes against humanity in 2013 by the war crimes tribunal.
Known as ‘Deilya Razakar’ in 1971, Sayedee was found guilty of committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War. Read more