Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Man gets life in Joypurhat drug case

JOYPURHAT: A court here on Wednesday convicted a man and sentenced him to life term imprisonment in a drug case.

The lifer is Arshed Ali, 57, a resident of Ramchandrapur village in Panchbibi upazila.

Joypurhat District Additional and Sessions Judge Md Golam Sarwar handed down the verdict.

The court also fined the convict Tk 20,000. In default, he has to serve six months more in jail.

According to the prosecution, Rahsed was detained along with 40 grams of heroin from his house on November 17, 2021.

Later, Muhammad Aminul, inspector of Narcotics Control Department, filed a case with Panchbibi Police Station under Narcotics Control Act.

After examining records of the eight witnesses, the court pronounced the verdict in presence of the convict, said public prosecutor advocate Nipendranath Mondol.