Dhaka, Sept 05 (UNB) –A court on Thursday sentenced a Pakistani national to six years imprisonment in a case over possessing 80 lakh fake Indian rupees.
The convict is Md Emran, son of Abdul Gaffar of Karachi in Pakistan.
The court also fined him Tk 10,000, in default, to suffer six months more jail.
According to the case statement, Emran came to Dhaka by a Qatar Airlines flight from Doha on January 15,2015.
Customs officials stopped him while he was crossing the green channel and seized 80 lakh Indian rupees ( equivalent to approximately Tk 1.2 crore) scanning his luggage. Later experts identified the Indian rupees as fake.
On December 4,2016, SI Illyas Molla of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit submitted a charge-sheet accusing Emran.
M RabiulAlam, Judge of number 4 special tribunal, pronounced the verdict.