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Barkhada UP chairman to six month imprisonment

Staff Correspondent - January 20th, 2013

A mobile court sentenced a Union Parishad (UP) chairman for six years imprisonment for realizing additional fee from job seekers to Malaysia during registration on Sunday.
Mobile court sources said Abdur Razzak, chairman of Barkhada UP was forcing the candidates to pay Tk.120 to Tk.250 instead of the fixed registration fee Tk 50.
The registration was going on at the UP ground since the morning.
“On information we rushed to the spot at about 3.00: pm and found the allegation was true,” Mamtaz Begum, Nirbahi Officer of Kushtia sadr upazila told.
Then the mobile court sentenced the UP chairman to six months jail.
Police arrested him and sent to jail.