DHAKA: A Dhaka court sentenced a former deputy manager (DM) of Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd (PGCB) to three years of rigorous imprisonment in a corruption case filed for not submitting his asset statements.
Judge Md Ataur Rahman of Dhaka -1 Special Judge Court also slapped a fine of Tk 50 lakh on Arshad Hossain on Monday (June 4).
In default, the court ordered him to sell all of his assets in auction to pay off the money to state by June 11.
Mahmud Hossen Jahangir, Special Public Prosecutor of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) moved for the state while Advocate Abul Kalam Azad moved for the convict.
On May 2, 2010, ACC gave a notice to Arshad Hossain asking him to submit his wealth statements.
Later, on June 29, 2010, ACC deputy director Sheikh Md Fanafilla lodged a case with Dhanmondi Police station.
BDST: 1638 HRS, JUN 4, 2018