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Chinese national, 5 others jailed for embezzling money

A Dhaka court on Wednesday sentenced six people, including a Chinese national, to different jail terms over embezzlement of Tk 2.59 crore.

Chinese National Yang Wang Chung and The Sinfa Knitters Ltd managing director Khasru Al Rahman were sentenced to 13 years, while directors Mansurul Haque and Golam Mostafa were sentenced to 10 years’ of rigorous imprisonment. They all are fugitive.

Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-5 Judge Md Iqbal Hossain handed down the verdict in presence of the then senior-vice president (export) of National Bank Ltd at Dilkusha branch Abdul Wadud and its executive vice-president Shahabuddin Chowdhury.

Jahangir Hossain, deputy director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) filed the case with Motijheel Police Station on January 17, 2017.

On June 24, 2018, the ACC submitted a chargesheet accusing six.

On September 18, 2019, the court framed charges against them.