The law minister, war crimes tribunal judges, investigation
agency chief, and some of the members of the agency and the prosecution team on
Sunday visited their offices and the courtroom, set up at the old High Court
building on the Supreme Court premises.
The tribunal, agency and prosecution team are scheduled to
start functioningfrom Monday. State minister for law Quamrul
Islam and home secretary Abdus Sobhan Sikder accompanied by the tribunal’s
investigation team and prosecutors, met law minister Shafique Ahmed at his
residence in the evening to discuss the strategies for the work of the
After the meeting, Quamrul told reporters that they had
discussed about how the investigation agency or prosecutors would function , the prosecution would be a new experience for
‘The agency with suo moto power will collect documents,
gathered by individuals, international and local agencies like Sector
Commanders’ Forum, in last 39 years after the war of liberation, and will use
them as evidence,’ said Quamrul.
He also said that the investigation agency would first work
on the identified people suspected to have committed war crimes.