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3 women get 2 yrs in Jessore drug case


Jessore -A tribunal here on Thursday convicted three women and sentenced them to two years’ rigorous imprisonment in a drug case.The convicts are Shahana Begum, wife of late Abdus Salam, Mira Begum,wife of Shariful Islam, and Beauty alias Hafiza, wife of Enamul of Chanchra in Jessore district town.The tribunal also fined the convicts Tk5,000 each, in default, to suffer three months more of rigorous imprisonment.According to the prosecution, a team of Detective Branch of police in a drive arrested the three women from a bus counter at Arabpur More in Jessore town on October 7, 2009.Later police recovered 30 bottles of Indian contraband Phensidyl syrup from their possession.Police filed a case with Kotwali Police Station in this connection and Mizanur Rahman, sub-inspector of the police station, submitted charge sheet accusing the trio.After examining records and witnesses, Jessore Special Tribunal Judge Nitai Chandra Saha handed down the verdict.(UNB)


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