Bangladesh court jails opposition leader`s son

A Bangladesh court Thursday sentenced the eldest son of the main opposition leader to seven years in prison for money laundering, a prosecutor said.

AFP| Updated: Jul 21, 2016, 11:06 AM IST

Dhaka: A Bangladesh court Thursday sentenced the eldest son of the main opposition leader to seven years in prison for money laundering, a prosecutor said.

"The High Court convicted and sentenced Tarique Rahman to seven years in jail and fined him 200 million taka ($2.5 million) over money laundering charges," deputy attorney general Moniruzzaman Kabir told AFP.