OC Pradeep’s wife sent to jail in graft case
Chumki Karan, wife of former Teknaf Police Station OC Pradeep Kumar Das, yesterday surrendered before a court of Chattogram in connection with a case lodged by the ACC over accumulating Tk 3.95 crore illegally.
Chumki, who has been absconding since the case was filed in August 2020, sought bail, but the court rejected her plea and sent her to jail.
The court of Chattogram Special Judge Munsi Abdul Majid also recorded the deposition of ACC Assistant Director Riaz Uddin, investigation officer of the case, in presence of Chumki, ACC lawyer Mahmudul Hasan told this newspaper.
With Riaz, the court has so far recorded statements of 24 witnesses in the case, he added.
The court also set May 29 for the defence hearing.