One awarded life-term imprisonment in C'nawabganj
CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Sept 19, 2023 (BSS) - A Chapainawabganj court this afternoon sentenced one person to life-term imprisonment and also fined him Taka 50,000 and two more years to suffer in jail, in default, for possessing heroin.
The convicted person was Azharul Islam alias Jyoti, 50, son of late Saifuddin of Poladanga village under Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila.
Another accused in the case Md. Uzzal, 40, son of Mofij Uddin of Harishpur village under Chapainawabganj sadar upazila was acquitted as the charges brought against him was not proved.
Chapainawabganj senior session judge Md. Adeeb Ali announced the verdict in presence of the convict.
According to the prosecution story, acting on a tip off, an operation team of RAB-5 from Chapainawabganj camp conducted a raid at the house of Azharul Islam on June 25, 2019 at 11:30 am and arrested Azharul with 585 grams of heroin. During the raid Uzzal fled away.
Next day sub-inspector Md. Rabbi Morsalin of RAB-5 filed a case against Azharul and Uzzal with Chapainawabganj Sadar thana under Narcotics Control Act.
Investigating officer (IO) of the case sub-inspector Nafiul Islam of Chapainawabganj Sadar thana submitted charge sheet to the court on July 29, 2019.
After hearing the witnesses the court handed down the punishment.