DIG Prison Perth Gopal sentenced to 8 years in prison

DIG Prison Perth Gopal sentenced to 8 years in prison

Dismissed Deputy Inspector General (DIG Prison) of Sylhet Central Jail Perth Gopal Banik has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

He was sentenced under separate sections of the Bribery and Money Laundering Act.

Earlier, on December 26, the judge of the same court had fixed today as the date for pronouncement of the verdict after presenting the arguments of the state and the defendants. Twelve people testified in the court at different times in the case.

According to court sources, the investigation report was submitted on July 29, 2019, recommending a case against DIG Parthar. After reviewing the report, the case was filed against him at the ACC’s integrated district office (Dhaka-1) on the same day. He was suspended on the same day following a lawsuit and arrest.

After the investigation, on August 24, 2020, the deputy director of the ACC. Saladin filed a chargesheet in the court.

According to the chargesheet, the ACC investigation team found information that Perth merchants were using their power to smuggle money into their homes for the purpose of smuggling. On July 26, 2019, Perth came to the ACC head office and gave his statement about the allegations. When questioned
He said he has Rs 30 lakh in his custody at home. When questioned about the source of the money, he could not show any valid source. That is to say, that money appears to be an illegitimate money out of his known income.

The search team immediately raided his residence (Domino Planeta, B-6, 26-28 North Road) on Kalabagan Green Road in Dhaka. 60 lakh was recovered from his house during the operation. In fact, he was in government service
He has earned that money by bribery, corruption and abuse of power. The formal trial in the case began on November 4, 2020 with the formation of charges. Testimony in the case ended on November 16. Perth pleaded not guilty in court on November 24. Out of 14 witnesses in the case, 11 have testified.

DIG Prison Perth Gopal sentenced to 8 years in prison

Dismissed Deputy Inspector General (DIG Prison) of Sylhet Central Jail Perth Gopal Banik has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

He was sentenced under separate sections of the Bribery and Money Laundering Act.

Earlier, on December 26, the judge of the same court had fixed today as the date for pronouncement of the verdict after presenting the arguments of the state and the defendants. Twelve people testified in the court at different times in the case.

According to court sources, the investigation report was submitted on July 29, 2019, recommending a case against DIG Parthar. After reviewing the report, the case was filed against him at the ACC’s integrated district office (Dhaka-1) on the same day. He was suspended on the same day following a lawsuit and arrest.

After the investigation, on August 24, 2020, the deputy director of the ACC. Saladin filed a chargesheet in the court.

According to the chargesheet, the ACC investigation team found information that Perth merchants were using their power to smuggle money into their homes for the purpose of smuggling. On July 26, 2019, Perth came to the ACC head office and gave his statement about the allegations. When questioned
He said he has Rs 30 lakh in his custody at home. When questioned about the source of the money, he could not show any valid source. That is to say, that money appears to be an illegitimate money out of his known income.

The search team immediately raided his residence (Domino Planeta, B-6, 26-28 North Road) on Kalabagan Green Road in Dhaka. 60 lakh was recovered from his house during the operation. In fact, he was in government service
He has earned that money by bribery, corruption and abuse of power. The formal trial in the case began on November 4, 2020 with the formation of charges. Testimony in the case ended on November 16. Perth pleaded not guilty in court on November 24. Out of 14 witnesses in the case, 11 have testified.

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