Kabir Humayun: Three Patuakhali war crimes, who were awarded death penalty by the ICT, have filed appeals with the Supreme Court challenging the punishment.
Abdus Sattar Palwan, lawyer of the death row convicts, lold media yesterday, reports Banglanews24.com.
On August 13, International Crimes Tribunal sentenced five war crimes accused from Patuakhali to death.
They are—Iman Shikder, Abdul Ghani Hawlader, Abdul Awal alias Moulvi Awal, Abdus Sattar Pada and Sulaiman Mridha.
Of them, Ghani, Awal and Mridha filed the appeals with the apex court.
They are accused in six types of charges, including murder, genocide, rape and arson attack, committed during the Liberation War of 1971.