A Chattogram court today (July 27) sentenced suspended OC of Teknaf police Pradeep Kumar Das to 20 years in prison and his wife Chumki Karan to 21 years in a graft case.
Judge Munshi Abdul Majed of the Chattogram Divisional Special Judge’s Court delivered the verdict in presence of the accused.
On July 18, the court fixed the date (today) for delivering the verdict as hearing arguments on both sides ended.
On August 23 in 2020, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case against Pradeep and his wife over amassing wealth worth Tk4 crore illegally.
Besides, Pradeep was awarded the death penalty on January 31 for the brutal murder of former army officer Maj (retd) Sinha Mohammed Rashed Khan in Cox’s Bazar.
BDST: 1144 HRS, July 27, 2022