Minister Shafique Ahmed on Saturday said the outcome of the investigation
report would determine the trial process of Pilkhana killing case.
government will take decision after getting the probe reports into the Pilkhana
carnage on what law- conventional law or special tribunal act- the culprits
will be tried and punished.
law minister said if the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) Jawans are found involve in
the Pilkhana killing, they can be tried in the court martial under the Army Act
said if the probe found any outsiders' involvement in the carnage, the trial
can be held under the International War Crime Tribunal Act 1973 or the Special
Tribunal Act. He, however, said the Constitution will have to be amended to
constitute the special tribunal to try the culprits of the Pilkhana killing and
all things regarding the process of trial depends on completion of the
remarks came as he emerged from a meeting on the occasion of inauguration of
86th four-week basic course for new assistant judges and judicial officials on
judicial administration at Judicial Administration Training Institute (JATI) in
highest punishment against the offences under these laws is death penalty, the
legal experts said.
also said the disposal of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman assassination case
is at the final stage at the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court.