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Bodi gets 3-year jail term in graft case

A Dhaka court today sentenced Cox's Bazar-4 lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi to three years imprisonment and fined him Taka one million in a graft case filed by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

Dhaka third special judge Abu Ahammed Jamadar passed the order as Bodi was on the dock. The lawmaker was sent to jail.

According to the case documents, Bodi submitted a wrong wealth statement to the anti-graft body, concealing the real price of his properties.

ACC deputy director Abdus Sobhan filed the case against Bodi on August 21, 2014, while investigation officer and ACC deputy director Manjil Morshed filed charge sheet against the lawmaker on May 7, 2015.

In the charge sheet, the IO had accused Bodi of amassing illegal wealth worth of more than Taka six crore. The lawmaker also concealed information about wealth worth of around Taka four crore.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)