RDA employee gets 2 years jail in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI A trial court here yesterday convicted an

employee of Rajshahi Development Authority (RDA) and sentenced him to suffer

two years in jail on charges of corruption.

The convict, Mustaque Ahmed, Higher Division Clark of RDA, was also fined

Taka 50,000.

Rajshahi Divisional Special Judge Ismat Ara found the accused guilty

beyond any doubt and pronounced the verdict in his presence in the court on

Wednesday afternoon.

According to the prosecution story, in brief, is that a corruption case

had been lodged with Rajpara Police Station against Mustaque Ahmed on April

28, 2016.

After investigation, Rizia Khatun, Deputy Director of Anti Corruption

Commission, submitted charge-sheet accusing him on April 30, 2017.

After examining the recorded depositions of the prosecution witnesses and

other relevant evidence the court handed down the verdict.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)