20 May 2024, 18:40

Two get 10-yr jail for possessing arms in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, May 20, 2024 (BSS) - A Chattogram court today sentenced two arms traders to 10 years Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) each for possessing arms and ammunition in 2020.

The court of 1st additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Kamal Hossain Sikdar awarded arms carriers Priyo Chakma alias Janopriyo, 31, and Prokash Talukdar,29, to 10 years imprisonment each for possessing arms and ammunitions.

According to the prosecution story is in brief that Biazid Thana police, acting on a tip-off, detained two arms traders with arms and ammunition from Baluchara area in the city on June 9 in 2020.

Biyazid Thana police filed a case against them in same day.
Police submitted charge-sheet against them before the court on February 3, 2021 while the court framed charges on August 23 in 2020.

After examining, a total of eight, out of 15, prosecution witnesses the court passed the verdict in absence of the convict Priyo Chakma.

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