A Dhaka court on Monday sentenced Destiny 2000 Limited director Mesbah Uddin Swapan to three-year imprisonment in a graft case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
Judge Md Shahidul Haque of Dhaka Special Judge Court-7 handed down the verdict in absence of the convict.The court issued arrest warrant against the convict as he has been on the run since filling of the case.
The court also fined Swapan Tk 5,000, in default to suffer three months more in jail.
A total of seven out of nine prosecution witnesses testified before the court in the case.
According to the case, the ACC on April 10, 2016, issued a notice asking Mesbah Uddin to submit his wealth statement report to the commission. But he did not respond the notice.
Later, on June 28, 2016, ACC filed a case with Ramna Police Station against him.