Myanmar citizen gets 8 years jail in drug case

Sun Online Desk

25th June, 2019 12:22:36 printer

Myanmar citizen gets 8 years jail in drug case

A Cox’s Bazar court has sentenced a Myanmar citizen to eight years’ rigorous imprisonment in a drug case.

Joint District and Sessions judge of Cox’s Bazar Court Mahmudul Hasan announced the verdict on Monday.

The court also fined Tk 5,000, by default he has to serve more five months in jail.

The convict is identified as Nurul Islam, son of Ibrahim, hailing from Mangdu area of Myanmar.

According to the court sources, Nurul Islam was arrested with 9,993 pieces of Yaba pills in March 21, 2017.

Later, a case was filed against him with Teknaf police station. Finally, the judge declared the verdict after a long hearing.

Assistant Public Prosecutor (APP) Advocate A K Fazlul Haq conducted the case on behalf of the government.