Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | ePaper

Jhikargachha UZ Chairman jailed for 6-yr in graft case

  • Print
UNB, Jashore :
A Dhaka court on Thursday sentenced a female upazila chairman to six years imprisonment in a case over amassing wealth worth Tk 1.78 crore illegally and concealing information in her wealth statement.
The convict is Sabira Sultana, chairman of Jhikargachha upazila and a member of BNP's national executive committee. The court also fined her Tk 5,000.
Judge Md Shahidul Islam of the Special Judge

 Court-7 of Dhaka pronounced the verdict under the section of 26(2) and 27 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Act-2004.
According to the prosecution, the ACC asked Sabira to submit her wealth statement in 2009.
When she submitted her statement the ACC found inconsistencies in the statement.
Syed Ahmed, assistant director of the ACC, filed a corruption case against Sabira on July 20, 2010.

More News For this Category

Prince Salman to face opposition to become future Saudi King

Reuters :Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming

EC has no objection to use photo of Khaleda in posters :BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's participation in the upcoming election is yet to be confirmed but the Election Commission has no objection to the use of her photo in

Doctor, pharmacist, policeman killed

BBC Online :A doctor, a newly graduated pharmacist and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago, police say.The gunman was seen

8 held as PBI busts fake DB men

Staff Reporter :Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) arrested eight gang members who used to identify themselves as members of Detective Branch of Police (DB) and robbed people.PBI Chief Deputy

Housewife found slaughtered

UNB, Kenariganj :A housewife was reportedly slaughtered allegedly by her husband in Dakpara Pukur Par area here on Tuesday.The deceased was identified as Shahnaj Begum, 40, wife of Md

BNP wants action against EC Secy, 4 govt officials

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to take punitive action against four government officials, including its secretary and the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner, over the

40 killed in Kabul wedding hall blast

BBC Online :At least 40 people have been killed in an explosion near a wedding hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the health ministry says.At least 60 people are

India wants free, fair, inclusive polls in BD: Quader

UNB, Dhaka :Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said India wants a free, fair, credible and inclusive election in Bangladesh.He made the remarks while talking to reporters

Cancel appointment of mentors to 45 DCs: BNP

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Tuesday demanded immediate cancellation of the appointment of former and current secretary-level officials as mentors of the deputy commissioners in 45 districts for implementing different

EC to request Cabinet Divn not to engage ROs in govt meeting

Staff Reporter :The Election Commission (EC) will request the Cabinet Division not to engage Returning Officers (ROs) in government's protocol or in any meeting as they are now exclusively