Defence: How many people are present at the dock?
Witness: Seems to be one.
Defence: Did you take preparation for giving deposition against him?
Witness: I have come here to give evidence after getting summons but there was no preparation.
Defence: Matiur Rahman Nizami is a familiar person of Bangladesh.
Defence: Is Islami Satra Sangho a familiar organization?
Defence: You were engaged in Student Union and Khelaghor which was children based institution.
Witness: Yes, for three months.
Defence: Student Union is a communist based institution.
Witness: During that time student Union was a wing of NAP where Mozaffar Ahmed has the leader of NAP and student union was the wing of that party.
Defence: When was NAP established under the leadership of Mozaffar Ahamed?
Witness: I did not know.
Defence: Did you know that present Student Union is communist based student wing?
Witness: May be.
Defence: How far away is the house where you lived in Maulavi abazar district from your village house?
Witness: It’s about three mile away.
Defence: Where it was situated?
Witness: To the north side.
Defence: In 1971 where was the post office of Maulavibazar?
Witness: One is near the city and another was of our house.
Defence: Was your father Abdur Rahman Chowdhury familiar as a Salu Mia?
Witness: Yes, he was it.
Defence: What was his occupation?
Witness: During British period he was engaged under Royal British Navy but after then did the business.
Defence: Was he a Muslim League leader?
Witness: He was a local leader under Muslim league before 1971.
Defence: Who was the principal of that school?
Witness: Kamala Rani Datto.
Defence: Now have you any exam results sheet of that school?
Witness: It may be found.
Defence: Where did you live in Narayangang when you studied at Preparatory school.
Witness: At my elder brother-in-law’s house.
Defence: Which class have you studied in there?
Wintess: Up-to classes six.
Defence: How long you have studied at Narayanganj?
Witness: I have read in class six upto half yearly examinations at Narayangong Bar Academy High School. Class one to five was primary there.
Defence: What did you do in 1965.
Witness: I returned at Maulavi bazaar.
Defence: When did you get admitted at Dhaka Central Collegiate School?
Witness: In 1969 when I was in class nine.
Defence: Where it was situated?
Witness: It was road no-2 at Dhanmondi.
Defence: Was it Govt. or not?
Witness: it was Private.
Defence: Having any structure of that school now?
Witness: The school has continued after the liberation but I did not know the recent condition. It was English Medium School but directed by the Pakistani.
Defence: Have you joined the S.S.C. in 1970?
Defence: Where was the centre of that exam?
Witness: At Dhanmondi Boys High School.
Defence: You did not attend the S.S.C. exam the next time?
Witness: No, not in country.
Defence: Which year and month the exam has begun?
Witness: I could not say in this moment.
Defence: When the result has published?
Witness: Nothing in my mind; When the exam started I left for my home. I knew that the exam will be cancelled.
Defence: Where did you stay when you studied at collegiate school?
Witness: I lived in my cousin house (Kaka’s daughter) near Mitali Road at Rayer Bazar.
Defence: During 25th March in 1971 where did you stay?
Witness: In my sister house.
Defence: Where did you stay after 25th March?
Witness: I have fled altogether with my sister and brother-in-law from there to Maulavibazar.
Defence: What did your brother- in- law do?
Witness: He was a Government service holder.
Defence: Your father has fled from Bangladesh to Pakistan during liberation war then after returning did he join under Government service.
Witness: He did not come back to Dhaka during liberation War and I did not know whether he joined or not to his service after the liberation war. I returned to Dhaka and used to live at that same house. A governess took care of me.
Defence: What did he do?
Witness: My father Basir Uddin worked at Bangladesh Secretariat as a section officer.
Defence: In Maulavi bazaar where was Basir Uddin’s house?
Witness: At center point.
Defence: How many days you have stayed Mitali road at Rayer Bazar?
Witness: It’s about two month.
Defence: You have taken the letter from Mr Mokless at Maulavi Bazar then went to UK through Dhaka.
Defence: You had any passport before you took the letter?
Defence: Did you go to UK as a student?
Witness: No, it was dependent visa.
Defence: Your father went to London during 1971?
Witness: No, it was in 1972.
Defence: Have you gone UK in dependent visa for second time also?
Witness: Yes, there also have.
Defence: Where did your father live?
Witness: At Hask-bridge, Middle-sacs, in UK.
Defence: You admitted at Wales school in UK and in 1972 again from the same school completed your ‘’O’’ level.
Defence: What medium was there?
Witness: Only English Medium.
Defence: Did you meet with any member of Islami Chatra Songho when you have studied ‘O’ level?
Defence: When you have finished your ‘O’ level?
Witness: Near the end of 1973. I have been living there right up-to in 1976. During that time I have never come to Bangladesh.
Defence: Had you never come to Bangladesh before 1976?
Witness: No. I hadn’t come.
Defence: From which college you have passed ‘A’ level?
Witness: Near the end of 1975 from Buckingham College I have completed my ‘A’ level.
Defence: Did not you continue your studies after coming to Bangaldesh.
Defence: Have you completed your Bachelor Degree (B.A.)?
Witness: From Khustia college under Rajshahi University.
Defence: Masters degree?
Witness: From Jaghonnath College in 1986-87 sessions. In 1984 I have passed degree (pass course) from Khustia College as a regular student.
Defence: Where have you lived during that time?
Witness: In Dhaka and Maulavibazar simultaneously but during examination I lived in my father-in- law house.
Defence: Did you write in the form as an irregular student?
Witness: I cannot remember.
Defence: Did you run any business before 1986?
Witness: It was Export-Import business.
Defence: What did you write in Degree (pass) FORM?
Witness: Pre –A- level examination.
Defence: Did you submit your migration certificate?
Witness: There was no need or no demand of migration Certificate.
Defence: Buckingham College. Was it situated in London. 1379 high road, west London?
Witness: My campus is near Rena’s Lane, Middlesex, London.
Defence: Where was the main campus of Buckingham?
Witness: At the same address.
Defence: Did you go to Saudi Arab in 1972 and 1974.
Witness: I never gone to Saudi Arab in 1972 but in 1974 I went there with Bangladeshi passport.
Defence: You went to Saudi Arabia also in 1975.
Defence: Did you meet with Golam Azam there?
Witness: No, it was 1974 when I met with him.
Defence: In 1975, in which visa did you use to go to Saudi?
Witness: I went to Saudi Arab with the invitations of that country’s Bhadsha when Saudia Arabi did not recognize the Bangladesh. So there was no way to get the visa. I went there because I had a special visa.
Defence: What is the nationality of that special visa?
Defence: In 1974 at first when did you go to Saudi Arab from London?
Witness: It was august in that year.
Defence: How many days did you live there?
Witness: It’s about 15 or 16 days.
Defence: You have never gone to Saudi Arabia except in 1974, August and March 1975.
Witness: Yes, I went there for ‘Haj’ between 1974 to 1975.
Defence: In what identity did the Hazi of Bangladesi come to complete their haj?
Witness: In the name of Bangladesh.
Defence: In which month it was started?
Witness: I can not remember what the exact month was. But it may nearly the end of 1974.
Defence: Maulana Abdur Rahman Tarka-bagis was the Govt. representative who went to Saudi Arab complete their Hazz.
Defence: When you have joined in politics actively?
Witness: From the early age of my youth.
Defence: From which month and date the session of Islami Satra Songho is being started?
Witness: I didn’t know.
Defence: Who was the president of your area where you had lived during 1971?
Witness: I did not know.
Mizanul Islam: Who was the president of Islami Student Union of whole Pakistan?
Witness: That Time Islami Sudent Union means East Pakistan Student Union. We knew it as Jamaat-e-Talabaye-Arabiya. President of the Student Union was Matiur Rahman Nizami and secretary was the Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mujahid.
Defence: Is Matiur Rahman Nizami the Secterary of Jamaat-Talabaye-Arabiya till 16t December 1986?
Witnes: It was very much confirmed that he was the secretary till August but whether it was till December or not, I do not know.
Mizanul Islam: Who was the Secretary of Jamaat-e-Talabaye-Arabiya in the month of January in 1971?
Witness: I do not know.
Mizanul Islam: Who was the president before Matiur Rahman Nizami?
Witness: I do not know.Then the court was adjourned.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
After the first witness in the Nizami case had given his evidence, the defense then started the cross examination, undertaken by Mizanul Islam