Sacked officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station Pradip Kumar Das was sentenced to 20 years in prison, while his wife Chumki Karon got 21-year imprisonment in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission over illegally amassing wealth.
The court of Chattogram Division Special Judge Munshi Abdul Majid also ordered the state to seize their assets in the verdict delivered on Wednesday, reports benews24.com.
Pradip had previously been sentenced to death over the murder of retired army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan.
The court indicted Pradip and his wife in the ACC case for illegally amassing wealth in December 2021 and ordered the authorities to issue an arrest warrant against Chumki.
The ACC charged Pradip and Chumki with amassing more than Tk 23.5 million beyond known sources of income and money laundering. They also concealed information on the assets of Tk 4.9 million.
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