Pakistan perturbed by Bangladesh executions


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is deeply disturbed by the executions of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader and Jamaat-e-Islami secretary-general, who were both charged with 1971 war crimes, the Foreign Office said on Sunday.

Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary-General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid were ‘hanged together, at the same time’ at 12:55 am (local time) at Dhaka Central Jail in the nation’s capital, Senior Jail Superintendent Jahangir Kabir said.