Golam Azam arrested, sent to jail

The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) upon Wednesday deserted a bail apply to of Professor Ghulam Azam, former ameer of a Jamaat-e-Islami, as good as systematic which a indicted be sent to prison upon charges of impasse in crimes opposite amiability during a 1971 Liberation War.
He was taken to Dhaka Central Jail during around 12.30 p.m. between parsimonious security, nonetheless following a ask of his family members, a prison authorities shifted him to a prison dungeon of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital during Shahbag in a city during 4 p.m. so which he could be treated with colour for his ailments. Azam’s son, former Brig. Gen. Abdullahil Aman Azmi, submitted a apply to to a prison authorities, requesting them to send his father to a sanatorium for treatment.
“In a petition, a family of Azam pronounced he is pang from assorted ailments compared to aged age. So, you consulted doctors who referred to which you change him to a hospital,” Inspector General (prisons) Ashraful Islam Khan told reporters.
Earlier, a three-member tribunal, headed by a chairman, Justice Nizamul Huq, bound Feb fifteen for contention charges opposite Azam.
In correspondence with a ICT’s direction, Azam appeared prior to a judiciary as good as prayed for bail upon healing as good as charitable grounds. Azam arrived during a courtroom upon a wheelchair during around 9.55 a.m. with his son.
After entering a courtroom, he greeted a judges by observant “assalamualaikum”. Azam’s counsel, Abdur Razzaq, told a judiciary which he be deliberate for bail upon merciful drift as he is an aged person. “He was innate upon Nov 7, 1922. He is 89. He is additionally pang from multiform ailments, together with hypertension, diabetes, during a behind of pain, neck pang as good as bad eyesight,” he said.
Referring to a e.g. of BNP celebrity Abdul Alim, who has been postulated bail upon illness as good as merciful drift notwithstanding being an indicted in a box of crimes opposite humanity, Razzaq pleaded which a judiciary should cruise extenuation bail to Azam upon a same grounds.
“Abdul Alim is 80 as good as was postulated bail upon a drift of sick illness as good as aged age complications. Prof. Azam is 89. He is a crippled male as good as cannot pierce nonetheless a wheelchair,” he said.
Razzaq additionally submitted healing reports as good as papers in await of his plea.Opposing a bail petition, a arch prosecutor, Advocate Ghulam Arieff Tipoo, pronounced illness complications need to be considered, nonetheless not during a losses of a hearing process. The cases opposite him have been serious, as a victims as good as a republic suffered due to his purpose during a Liberation War. The Jamaat-e-Islami showed a really antagonistic perspective during a Liberation War as good as Azam was a arch of a party. “Age cannot be a belligerent for bail as he was a designer of a total routine of 1971 atrocities. Razakar, Al Badr as good as Al Shams (auxiliary forces of a Pakistani duty army) as good as Islami Chhatra Sangha were underneath a citation of this person. He annoyed a immature era opposite a Liberation War,” Tipoo added.
Regarding a box of Alim, a arch prosecutor pronounced a dual cases have been different. Alim’s allegations were underneath investigation, whilst investigations in to allegations opposite Azam were accomplished as good as a charges were taken in to cognizance.
Razzaq afterwards pleaded for bail upon charitable grounds, observant which his client’s transformation has right divided been limited in between residence as good as mosque.
Tipoo opposite a bail ask again as good as pronounced which a authority indicted for crimes opposite amiability cannot be deliberate for bail upon charitable grounds. He additionally referred to a small cases where a persons were in control during a trial, together with a box of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Having listened arguments from both sides, Justice Huq deserted a bail ask as good as asked a authorities to send Azam to Dhaka Central Jail. While flitting a order, a ICT authority additionally pronounced which during this theatre of a case, they have been prone to reject a bail ask for land a satisfactory trial.
He additionally bound Feb fifteen as a date to listen to a charge. On Jan 9, a judiciary took in to knowledge charges opposite Azam, as good as asked his counsel, Barrister Abdur Razzaq, to furnish him prior to a judiciary upon Wednesday.  Talking to reporters after a proceedings, Barrister Razzaq voiced his exasperation over a tribunal’s decision. Terming a preference as “incorrect”, he pronounced it has taken divided a elemental rights of a accused. Razaaq pronounced which by promulgation his 90-year-old customer to jail, a judiciary has disregarded his elemental rights. The judiciary should have postulated him bail upon illness grounds, he noted.
Advocate Rana Dasgupta, a partial of of a charge team, pronounced which Azam was a frontline co-operator as good as described him as a designer during a behind of a 1971 atrocities. “We’re relieved to know which he has been sent to jail. The approach this hearing is starting on, it will be accomplished inside of 3 months,” he added.
Motiur Rahman, questioning military officer in Ghulam Azam’s case, voiced compensation over a ICT’s order. “We attempted to puncture up a justification of his impasse in crimes opposite humanity. We’re happy as a judiciary has taken his corruption in to cognizance,” he said.
At slightest seventeen leaders as good as activists of a Jamaat-e-Islami were arrested when they hold 3 apart processions in a collateral upon Wednesday. As a ICT’s sequence to send Prof. Azam became known, Jamaat activists took to a streets in a Motijheel, Purana Paltan as good as Ramna areas in a city. Police diluted a processionists as good as arrested seventeen activists. Of them, 10 were picked up from Ramna, 5 from Purana Paltan as good as dual from a Motijheel area. Law enforcers have strengthened commitment during opposite points in a collateral to frustrate any unfavourable incident.
In Chittagong, around 20-25 activists of a Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS), a tyro wing of a Jamaat, took out a approach in a city’s Probartak intersection.
Md Ismail Hossain, officer-in-charge of Panchlaish military station, pronounced ICS activists from a Chittagong Government College as good as Hazi Md Mohsin College in a city took out a approach during a Probartak intersection area during around 1 p.m. The demonstrators, however, left a place prior to military rushed to a scene.

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