A case was filed on Wednesday against nine people in Khulna on charges of killing a man and hiding the body during the War of Liberation in 1971.
Abdullah Goldar, resident of Baliadanga village in Botiaghata upazila of the district, filed the case with the court of Judge Hakim Abu Ibrahim accusing them of killing his father Moslem Goldar and hiding his body on December 11, 1971.
The accused are Rafikul Morol, 70, of Baliadanga Union, his brother Belayet Morol, 68, Mostafa Mollah, 75, of village Fulbari, Mohor Sheik, 60, of village Hatbari, Ashraf Ali Sheikh, 65, of village Baliadanga, Goffar Goldar, 69, Abdul Hakim, 67, of village Jhinaikhali, Rajab Ali Sardar, 77, of village Rampal upazila and Karbala Sardar.
Lawyer of the complainant, Sheikh Iyad Ali, said the court has accepted the prayer and will give its order today after hearing on the complaint.
It is the first case filed in Khulna on charges of war crimes.