Man jailed in drug case

Staff Correspondent

11th April, 2019 10:28:25 printer

CHATTOGRAM: A Chattogram court on Thursday sentenced 10 years imprisonment to a drug peddler in a case filed in 2016.

The court of Chattogram Jananirapatta Tribunal and Special District and Session Judge Syeda Hosne Ara also awarded financial penalty of Tk 10,000 and six more months’ imprisonment, in default, to the accused, said the court Public Prosecutor Md Jahangir Alam.

The absconding accused was identified as Md Ali Hossain, 33, son of late Safar Mulluck of village Dudh Kumra under Anwara upazila in the district.

According to deposition of the case, police arrested Ali with 10,000 pieces of Yaba pill from the city’s Double-mooring area in February of 2016. Later, police submitted charge sheet in the case accusing Ali and a court framed charge against him on February 23 in 2017.

After hearing from four witnesses, the court pronounced the verdict in absence of the accused on Thursday, said the PP.