Prison sentences for driver, supervisor, helper of Shyamoli Paribahan found in drug case
A Chattogram courtroom has sentenced a driver and supervisor of Shyamoli Paribahan to 10 years and the helper to five years in prison respectively for transporting yaba in Chattogram.
In the same verdict, all of them was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for non-repayment of an excellent of Tk 5,000.
The court of Chattogram 4th Additional Metropolitan Sessions Judge Shariful Alam Bhunya passed the verdict on Mon afternoon, reports UNB.
The convicts are: bus driver Md Sabuj (32), son of Abdul, Supervisor Palash Mandal (26), son of Sukumar Mandal and helper Nasir Hawladar (30), son of Rob Hawlader.
Although the driver and helper were present through the verdict, the supervisor was absconding following a bail from the High Court.
Additional Consumer Prosecutor Anupam Chakraborty of the Metropolitan Sessions Judge's Court said the court had sentenced the Shyamoli bus driver and supervisor to 10 years on prison and the helper to five years on prison and fined them Tk 5,000 every single. Another six months imprisonment has been presented for non-payment.
He added, "Charges were framed against the 3 on September 6, 2020." The court pronounced the verdict on Mon after a total of 10 witnesses had been found guilty.
According to court sources, RAB signaled to stop the Shyamoli Business Course passenger bus (Dhaka Metro-B 14-974) leaving Cox's Bazar for Dhaka on June 29, 2016 at about 3 pm in front of the Kotwali Police Station Shore Hotel.
Seeing the RAB crew, the driver, supervisor and helper remaining the bus and tried to flee, but RAB detained them. After searching the bus and bodies of the driver, supervisor and helper, 19,000 yaba were recovered. A case was filed against them beneath the Narcotics Work at Kotwali police station.