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3 get life in drug case

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  • 7 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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3 get life in drug case

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CHATTOGRAM: A Chattogram court on Monday sentenced three persons, including two women, to life-term imprisonment in a drug case filed in 2014.

 The 4th Additional Metropolitan Session Judge Shariful Alam Bhuiyan also awarded financial penalty of Tk 20,000 and in default of which the accused would have to serve another year in jail.

 The convict were identified as Sumi Akter, 27, wife of Mostafa Kamal of Teknaf upazila, Kohinur Akter, 44, wife of late Liakat Ali, of Ramu upazila in Cox’s Bazar district, and Nirob, 30, son of Shamsul Hoque of Lalmohan upazila in Bhola.

 According to deposition of the case, the officials of Department of Narcotic Control (DNC) arrested the trio with 470 bottles of Phensidyl from an auto-rickshaw in the city’s Station Road area on August 15 in 2014.