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Ex-JP lawmaker gets 4 yrs jail in corruption case

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Update: 2024-04-04 21:15:59
Ex-JP lawmaker gets 4 yrs jail in corruption case

A Dhaka court today (April 4) sentenced former Jatiya Party lawmaker of Gaibandha-1 constituency Col (retd) Abdul Kader Khan to four years in jail in a corruption case filed for growing wealth illegally.

Judge Sheikh Hafizur Rahman of Dhaka Special Judge Court-9 passed the order. 

Besides, the judge also fined him Tk 61.92 lakh.

According to case statement, on May 26, 2019, Anti-Corruption Commission Assistant Director Wahid Monjur Sohag filed the case against Kader Khan with Ramna Model Police Station.

On March 16, 2021, after an investigation the ACC pressed charges against Kader Khan.

On June 11, 2019, Kader Khan was sentenced to life in jail in the case filed over murder of Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton.

Manjurul Islam Liton was shot point-blank by some miscreants at his village at Shahbaz Masterpara area under Sarbananda union of Sundarganj upazila on December 31, 2016.

BDST: 2115 HRS, April 04, 2024

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