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Kuwait jails MP Papul for four years

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:00 PM, 28 January 2021   Updated: 09:04 PM, 28 January 2021

Kazi Shahidul Islam Papul

Kazi Shahidul Islam Papul

Kuwait’s Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Bangladeshi Lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul to four years in jail, reports local media.

As per the report, he was further fined 1.9 million Kuwaiti dinars.

The criminal court headed by Counselor Abdullah Al-Othman handed down the verdict in the human-trafficking and money-laundering cases.

In addition to Kazi Papul, the court sentenced Kuwaiti official Maj Gen Mazen Al-Jarrah and the last mediator and agent.

Meanwhile, Kazi Papul, a lawmaker from the Lakshmipur-2 constituency, was arrested in Kuwait on 6 June.