A Chattogram court today (July 27) sentenced sacked Teknaf Police Station OC Pradeep Kumar to 20 years in prison and his wife Chumki Karan to 21 years in a graft case.
Judge Munshi Abdul Majed of the Chattogram Divisional Special Judge’s Court delivered the verdict in presence of the accused.
The Judge also ordered the state to seize their assets in the verdict delivered on Wednesday.
Pradip had previously been sentenced to death over the murder of retired army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan.
The court indicted Pradip and his wife in the ACC case for illegally amassing wealth in December 2021 and ordered the authorities to issue an arrest warrant against Chumki.
The ACC charged Pradip and Chumki with amassing more than Tk 23.5 million beyond known sources of income and money laundering. They also concealed information on the assets of Tk 4.9 million.