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Chinese man gets 7 years in jail for gold smuggling

UNB . Chattogram
26 Sep 2022 00:00:00 | Update: 26 Sep 2022 00:45:01
Chinese man gets 7 years in jail for gold smuggling

A Chattogram court on Sunday sentenced a Chinese national to seven years jail in a case filed with Patenga Police Station over smuggling gold.

Chattogram Metropolitan and Sessions Judge Begum Jebunnessa delivered the judgment.

The convict, Fan Rongui, was fined Tk 50,000, in default, to suffer three month more rigorous imprisonment.

According to the prosecution, customs officials detained Rongui along with 24 gold bars, weighing 2.80 kg, from Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport on May 8, 2019.

Shahrier Hossain, assistant revenue officer, lodged a complaint against the Chinese national. Police submitted charge-sheet against him in 2019.