3 years’ jail for Destiny MD Rafiqul Amin

Published: 28 Jan 2020 Updated: 28 Jan 2020   

Samakal Correspondent

Destiny Group managing director Rafiqul Amin was sentenced to three years’ rigorous imprisonment in a case filed for not submitting his wealth statement to Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

Judge Shamim Ahmed of the Special Judge Court-8 of Dhaka passed the verdict. He was also fined Rafiqul Tk 50 lakh in his presence.

According to the case statement, ACC served a notice on June 15, 2016 through the jail superintendent asking Rafiqul Amin to submit his wealth statement to them within seven days as he was in jail in connection with two money laundering cases.      

He received the notice on June 20, 2016. 

Rafiqul was given seven days more for submitting the wealth statement but he did not provide it.

On September 8 that year, the ACC filed the case against him with Ramna Police Station for not submitting the statement.

The commission pressed charges against him on June 6, 2017. Later on April 2, 2018, he was indicted in the case .


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