Rana Plaza owner gets 3-year jail in graft case

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Pns: A Dhaka court on Tuesday sentenced Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana to three-year imprisonment in a graft case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).



Judge KM Imrul Kayes of Dhaka Special Judges Court-6 passed the order, also fining Rana Taka 50 thousand and in default to suffer three-month imprisonment.

"The court came up with the order in presence of Rana. He was then sent to jail with the conviction warrant," said Rana's lawyer Faruk Ahmed.

Earlier on August 22, the court set today to pronounce judgement in the case after conclusion of hearing.

ACC deputy director Mahbubul Alam filed the case with Ramna Police Station on May 20, 2015, against Rana for not submitting the wealth statement.


PNS/Tamanna Khan

 

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