The Supreme Court of Bangladesh has rejected the death penalty reviews application of Mir Qasim Ali who is an Islamic leader and Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami executive council in Bangladesh.
A five-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha announced the verdict on Tuesday. After he had come to the court, He said, “dismissed” As a result, the death penalty continued. The other judges of the bench were Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, Justice Hasan Foez Siddique, Justice Mirza Hussain Haider and Justice Mohammad Bazlur Rahman.
On November 2, 2014, the International Crimes Tribunal-2 handed down the capital punishment on 63-year-old Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem over crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971. The Appellate Division upheld the verdict on March 8 this year and released the full text on June 6, hours after which the ICT had issued a death warrant for him.
By dismissing today’s review, the verdict will continue. After the signing of the judges dismissing verdict reviews then go to jail authorities. The jail authorities will take the government’s decision. Reference: Daily Naya Diganta