| 21 Oct 2019, 00:00 | Update : 21 Oct 2019, 20:12
The court has awarded five years imprisonment for BNP joint secretary general and Member of Parliament from Chapainawabganj-3 constituency Harun Ur Rashid.
The sentence was awarded to him through the verdict of a case filed by Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for evading tax. There was allegation that Harun Ur Rashid imported a car under tax free facility and later sold that.
The court also fined him taka 50 lakh and in case of failure he has to serve six more months in jail.
Judge of Dhaka special judge court-4 Sheikh Nazmul Alam delivered the verdict on Monday.
ACC Court Inspector Ashiquzzaman informed that the court ordered to send him in jail after issuing sentence warrant in connection with the case.
Inspector of the jail custody of Dhaka metropolitan session judge court Mainul Islam said, after delivering the verdict Harun Ur Rashid was sent to jail.