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Bid to Loot Tk 15 lakh

Two including cop jailed for two years

Published : Friday, 20 September, 2019 at 12:00 AM  Count : 720
Court Correspondent

A suspended Assistant Sub Inspector of Uttara East Police Station and his accomplice Masum Billah were sentenced to two-year rigorous imprisonment for their attempt to loot Tk 15 lakh from the owner of a money exchange company.
Metropolitan Magistrate Debdas Chandra Adhikary of Speedy Trial Court-3 of Dhaka passed the order in presence of the two convicts -- suspended ASI Alamgir Hosen and Masum Billah.

The court also fined them Tk 5,000 each, in default to serve one more month in jail.
Alamgir Hosen and Masum Billah were on bail but the court cancelled their bail and sent them to jail after the verdict.
The accused tried to snatch US$18,800 equivalent to Tk 15 lakh from one Ilias Hosen, owner of a money exchange company, in front of Rajlokkhi Market of Uttara in Dhaka on April 4 in 2017. The court framed charges on June 19 .

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