Bank manager gets seven years' jail
Chittagong Special Divisional court in a verdict on Tuesday awarded a bank manager seven years of rigorous imprisonment for misappropriating over TK 9.9 lakh illegally.
Judge Mir Ruhul Amin delivered the verdict convicting Wahidur Rahman Chowdhury former manager of Rupali Bank, Abutorub Bazar Branch under Mirsarai upazila of the district, court sources said.
Sources said manager Abu Ahmed after taking charge from his predecessor Wahidur Rahman Chowdhury found that former manager Wahidur has misappropriated TK nine lakh 99 thousand 330 from the branch from May 1, 1995 to April 25, 1999.
Wahidur collected drafts from different bank branches of the upazila, but misappropriated it, by not depositing those in his branch. Later, Abu Ahmed filed a case against his predecessor Wahidur Rahm-an Chowdhury on July 20 in 1999 on charges of misappropriating money illegally.