A Dhaka court sentenced former assistant director of Bangladesh Bank SM Gias Uddin to 10 years in prison on Sunday for embezzling money.
Judge Joynal Abedin of Dhaka special judge court-10 passed the order in presence of the convict and fined him Tk 64.33 lakh for the crimes.
The court acquitted two others from the charges as the prosecution failed to prove the charges against them.
According to case documents, the convicted embezzled Tk 52.59 lakh in collusion with others by opening fake accounts with different branches of the bank across the country.
The case was filed with Motijheel police station on May 25, 1997. Investigation officer Md Abdul Hannan submitted the charge sheet on January 5, 2003.
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