Publish: 11 Oct 2020, 07:53 pm
A Dhaka court on Sunday awarded five years’ rigorous imprisonment to two former employees of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd for taking Tk 5,000 as bribe from a sweater factory in 2007.
They are Md Kamruzzaman Sarkar, former deputy assistant engineer of Demra Titas Gas office, and its technician Md Abdur Rahim.
Judge Shaikh Nazmul Alam of the Special Judge Court-4 of Dhaka pronounced the judgment in presence of Kamruzzaman while Rahim is on the run.
The court also fined them Tk 25,000 each, in default of which they will serve three more months in prison.
The punishment of the fugitive will be effective from the day of his arrest or surrender, the judge said.