Prosecutor: My Lord, this witness has an acute hearing problem, so we have to assist him in asking the question.
Prosecutor: What is your name and state your identity.Cross Examination:
Witness: My name is Sona Mia. Father- Late Jafor Ali. Mother- I can’t remember the name. Address: Village- Koirotola, Dokkhinpara, Districtt- Brahmonbaria. Aged- 75 years.
Prosecutor: State any remarkable event which has took place in 1971.
Witness: In 1971 , it was a night of Eid when I have heard the sound of vehicles and a lot of people. The Panjabis have killed the people by fire on that night. On the next morning I have heard and watched this. When the Razakars have seen me there they have shouted- why have you come at this side, and then we have seen that- they are digging a hollow on the ground and a lot of corpses were there. After watching a hand from those left bodies moving I have told him- don’t bury a live man. After taking the body to the roadside he has left the place. I could identify a Razakar whose name was Ruhul. I have given my statements to the IO.
Defence: Did you go and see the incident alone?Prosecution: No other prosecution witness is ready today My Lord.
Defence: How many houses were there at your village?
Witness: Around 10 to 12 houses.
Defence: Where was the house of Ruhul?
Defence: Did you know Ruhul from previous time?
Defence: You have forgotten a lot of incidents of 1971?
Witness: How could I forget?
Defence: What is the name of your maternal grandfather?
Defence: This is theabout the cross examination.
Chairman: No we are not happy about that. You are not supposed to do that.
Prosecution: What could we do? Please consider it.
Chairman: Okay now we can solve the pending petitions.