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BNP leader Khoka, 3 others get 10 years each in graft case

  • Published at 11:51 am November 28th, 2018
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File photo of Sadeque Hossain Khoka

The court also fined Khoka Tk20 lakh and the three others Tk10 lakh each

A Dhaka court has sentenced former Dhaka City Corporation mayor and also BNP Vice Chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka and three others to 10 years’ imprisonment each in a corruption case.

Dhaka Divisional special Court’s Judge Mizanur Rahman Khan delivered the verdict on Wednesday in absentia.

The court also fined Khoka Tk20 lakh and the three others Tk10 lakh each.

The other convicts are Banani Super Market Shop Owners’ Association President Abdul Baten Nakib, General Secretary Md Mahmud Hasan Azad and the market's car parking Manager AHM Tareque.

In 2012, the Anti-Corruption Commission filed the case with Shahbagh police station accusing them for misappropriating Tk37 lakh by leasing out the car park of Banani Super Market. 

In November the same year, the commission submitted charge-sheet against them.