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Ruling pary lawmaker Bodi gets 3 years in jail for graft


Dhaka – A special court in Dhaka on Wednesday sentenced Awami League MP Abdur Rahman Bodi to three years’ imprisonment in a case for accumulating wealth beyond his known sources of income, UNB news agency reported.Judge of Dhaka Special Court-3 Abu Ahmed Jamadar passed the order in presence of the accused.
The court also fined him Tk 10 lakh, and he will have to suffer in jail for another six months in case of failure to pay the fine.
Earlier on October 19, the court fixed November 2 for delivering verdict in the case after hearing arguments from both the prosecution and the defence.
On September 9, 2015, a Dhaka court framed charges against Bodi in the case.
On August 21, 2014, the ACC filed the case with Ramna Police Station accusing Bodi, an MP from Cox’s Bazar-4, of amassing illegal wealth.
The Dhaka court sent Bodi to jail in the case rejecting his bail petition on October 12, 2014.
Later, the High Court granted a six months’ anticipatory bail to the accused MP on October 27.


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