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Bank manager gets 7 yrs jail

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Chittagong Bureau :
Chittagong Special Divisional court in a verdict on Tuesday awarded a bank manager seven years of rigorous imprisonment for misappropriating over TK 9.9 lakh illegally.
Judge Mir Ruhul Amin delivered the verdict convicting Wahidur Rahman Chowdhury former manager of Rupali Bank, Abutorub Bazar Branch under Mirsarai upazila of the district, court sources said.  Sources said manager Abu Ahmed after taking charge from his predecessor Wahidur Rahman Chowdhury found that former manager Wahidur has misappropriated TK nine lakh 99 thousand 330 from the branch from May 1, 1995 to April 25, 1999.
Wahidur collected drafts from different bank branches of the upazila, but misappropriated it, by not depositing those in his branch. Later, Abu Ahmed filed a case against his predecessor Wahidur Rahman Chowdhury on July 20 in 1999 on charges of misappropriating money illegally.
Tk 25 cr yaba seized in C'Bazar: Members of Coast Guard Bangladesh, in a drive, seized 5 lakh pieces of yaba worth Tk 25 crore while being smuggled to Saint Martin's Island in Teknaf Upazila here on Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Station Commander Lieutenant Faizul Islam Mondal led the drive. Coast Guard sources said no one was arrested in this connection. Lieutenant Faizul Islam Mondal said the smugglers were brining the yaba from Myanmar. Being informed, a team of Coast Guard raided Pashchimpara Jhaubagan area on Saturday morning. Sensing presence of the Coast Guard members, the smugglers fled away. Later, they seized the yaba.

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