Abdul Quader Mollah - File photo from February 2013
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Bangladesh politician sentenced to death for war crimes

A senior opposition politician in Bangladesh has been sentenced to death after he appealed against his life sentence for war crimes during the struggle for independence from Pakistan.

The supreme court rejected Abdul Kader Mullah's appeal and raised the sentence to death.

Anbarasan Ethirajan reports.

  • 17 Sep 2013
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