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Youth jailed for 5 years in drug case

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 6 April, 2023 12:00 AM
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Youth jailed for 5 years in drug case

CHATTOGRAM: A Chattogram court on Wednesday sentenced a youth to five years imprisonment in a drug case filed in 2018.

The convict was identified as Sultan Ali, 34, son of Late Abdus Sattar of Madhupur village at Badarganj upazila in Rangpur district.

The court of Chattogram 4th Additional Metropolitan Session Judge Shariful Alam Bhuiyan  handed down the verdict after examining all the evidence and witnesses.

The court also fined Sultan Tk 5,000, in default, he would have to spent another six months in jail.

 According to deposition of the case, members of Department of Narcotic Control (DNC) arrested Sultan with 1,250 Yaba tablets from a bus near Shah Amanat Bridge in the city’s Bakolia area on December 21, 2018.