Today the Tribunal heard matters in the following cases:
- Chief Prosecutor vs. Mobarak Hossain
- Chief Prosecutor vs. Motiur Rahman Nizami
- Chief Prosecutor vs. ATM Azharul Islam
In the case of Mobarak Hossain, today was set for further cross-examination of the Investigation officer. The junior Defense Counsel submitted that senior Defense Counsel Ahsanul Huq Hena is in Chittagong and could not reach Dhaka due to ongoing nationwide Hartals. The Tribunal consented to adjourn the proceedings of the case until tomorrow, 13 November 2013.
In the case of Motiur Rahman Nizami, the junior Defense Counsel submitted that his seniors could not come to the Tribunal due to “personal difficulties.” The Tribunal adjourned the proceedings of the case until tomorrow, 13 November 2013. The Tribunal further directed the Defense to submit their closing arguments in writing.
In the case of ATM Azharul Islam, the Tribunal indicted ATM Azharul Islam and framed six charges against him. Thereafter, the Tribunal set 5 December for submitting opening statements, and asked the Defense to submit a list of witness, if any, and other relevant documents by that time.