Woman gets life term in C’nawabganj


CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Aug 7, 2017 (BSS) – A court here today sentenced a woman drug peddler to life term imprisonment for keeping drugs.

The court also fined the convict Gele Banu alias Gele, 42, wife of M Tariqul Islam of Ramkistapur in Chapainawabganj municipality, Taka 11,000, in default to suffer more four months in jail.

Additional District and Session Judge M Ziaur Rahman pronounced the verdict in presence of the convict.

The prosecution story, in brief, is that police arrested Gele Banu with 30 grams heroin and 50 pieces yaba tablets from her house on August 28, 2015.

Sub-inspector Khairul Islam of Sadar Thana filed a case on the same day against Gele Banu under Narcotics Control Act.

After the investigation, inspector Sarwar Hossain submitted charge-sheet to the court on October 10 of the same year.

After examining the record and witnesses the court handed down the punishment.