A tribunal in Khulna on Monday sentenced an official of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) to five years’ imprisonment for misappropriating around Tk 10 lakh.
The convict, Amirul Islam, in-charge of the KCC property section, was also fined Tk 925,453 and in case of failure, he will have to serve one more year in jail. He present in the dock when the verdict was pronounced.
According to the prosecution, Amirul embezzled the money from November 1, 2007 to February 18, 2009.
Then revenue officer of the KCC AKS Tasaduzzaman filed a case on March 17, 2009 against Amirul. Later, the case was transferred to the Anti-Corruption Commission.
ACC deputy assistant director Aminul Islam pressed charges against him on February 24, 210.
After examining the records and witnesses, judge of the Divisional Special Tribunal SM Abdus Salam handed down the judgment.