A Cumilla court on Monday sentenced a couple to ten years imprisonment in a case filed for possessing drugs in 2020.
The convicts are—Md Sumon and his wife Marjina Begum of Subhopur in Sadar upazila. Of them Marjina tried in absentia.
Cumilla District and Session Judge Helal Uddin handed down the punishment. The court also fined them Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer, three months more in rigorous imprisonment.
According to the prosecution, police arrested Sumon and Marjina along with 111 bottles of Phensidyl and 1.500 gram hemp, from a house at Gandhamati Dakkhin Bagmara in Sadar Dakkhin upazila on December 28, 2020.
A case was filed against the couple with Sadar Dakkhin Police Station.