DHAKA, March 22, 2017 (BSS) - A Dhaka court today sentenced five former court staff to 14-year imprisonment each over the release of 106 convicts from jail through bail forgery.
"Dhaka's Fifth Special Judges Court sentenced former bench assistance of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court, Mosleh Uddin Bhuiyan, other court staff sheikh Md Nayeem, Md Alalmgir Hossain, Jahangir Hossain and Md Ismail to 14-year imprisonment and fined them Taka 20 thousand each," Public Prosecutor Shawkat Alam told BSS.
According to the case documents, the accused, with the help of some unidentified people, made forged bail documents in 2015 by copying the stamps and signatures of judges in 76 cases and helped those 106 to come out of jail.
Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court's Najir (official) Md Ubaidul Karim Akand later filed a case with Kotwali police Station in this regard.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) assistant director and investigation officer of the case Md Shafiullah on March 15, 2016, submitted charge sheet against the convicts before the court.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)