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Mullah

A Muslim who is religiously educated. Some mullahs are experts in Islamic finance.
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Mollah's execution has worsened tensions that were already running high, threatening to cripple Bangladesh's economy, notably its USD 22-billion garment industry.
Mollah was executed on Thursday for genocide during the 1971 war against Pakistan, hours after the Supreme Court rejected his review petition.
He raised the question as to whether Mollah was not responsible for the killing of thousands of Bengalis.
The hanging took place just hours after the country's Supreme Court dismissed Mollah's appeal for a final review of his death sentence, removing the last legal option against his execution.
Last year Turkish President Abdullah GE-l sent a letter to Bangladeshi President Zillur Rahman calling for "clemency" for five suspects charged with war crimes, including Mollah, at Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) for the "sake of peace in society."
The Communist party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) district committee member Sattar Mollah and seven other party activists were later arrested in connection with the murder, police said.
Not to be outdone, Javed Hashmi of Imran Khan's PTI, called Mollah as 'Shaheed-e-Pakistan' for rendering numerous sacrifices for Pakistan.
As per media reports, the foreign office summoned Pakistan high commissioner Afrasiab Qureshi to protest the resolution passed in Pakistan's National Assembly which expressed concern over Mollah's execution.
Thangaraja started the day with a lead of five strokes, and received stiff competition from second- placed Mollah.
Mollah was hanged at Dhaka Central Jail after taking dramatic ups and downs in the case.
Demonstrations in Bangladesh over the war crimes sentencing of Abdul Quader Mollah, who received life in prison, have led to postponement of one exam, which was schedule to held on Tuesday in Dhaka.
"He (Abdul Kader Mollah) will serve life term," pronounced chairman of the three-member International Crimes Tribunal Justice Obaidul Hassan as the 65-year old accused was brought before the court under heavy security vigil.