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.

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.

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