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12:00 AM, November 15, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:17 AM, November 15, 2017

ICT grants bail to Comilla man

The International Crimes Tribunal-1 yesterday granted conditional bail to a war crimes accused from Comilla, considering his poor physical condition and age.

Muhamed Shahidullah, a former Bangalee army official, allegedly worked for the Pakistan army and committed crimes in 1971 war.

As part of the conditions, has to stay in a relative's residence in Dhaka. The 75-year-old has to furnish a bail bond of Tk 2 lakh, hand over his passport to the tribunal, he and his family cannot speak to the media and cannot influence prosecution's potential witness, reads the order.

This is the fourth time a war crimes accused was granted bail.

Earlier, the tribunal fixed December 11 for charge hearing.

Meanwhile, the tribunal directed the superintendent of police in Sherpur to submit a report within December 10 about war crimes fugitive Mokhlesur Rahman Tara, 66, of Nakla in Sherpur.

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