Dhaka, Aug. 21 -- A court here on Wednesday sentenced former officer-in-charge of Goalanda Police Station to seven years' imprisonment and jailed his wife for two years for accumulating illegal wealth.

Delivering the verdict, Judge of the Dhaka Special Judge Court-4 Sheikh Nazmul Alam also fined Saiful Islam Tk 3 lakh and his wife Zakia Islam Tk 1 lakh. They will have to serve one more year and three months in jail respectively if they fail to pay the fine.

The couple was present on the dock when the judgment was pronounced.

According to the prosecution, Saiful and his wife submitted their wealth statements to the ACC on September 29, 2009 where they concealed information about assets of Tk 4,255,021.

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