Destiny`s Rafiqul wife Farah lands in jail
Published: 03:29 PM, 12 June 2022
Destiny`s Rafiqul wife Farah lands in jail- File Photo
Farah Diba, wife of Rafiqul Amin, managing director of Destiny Multipurpose Co-operative Society, has been sent to jail for embezzling Tk 4,000 crore from customers.
Judge Sheikh Nazmul Alam of the 4th Special Judge's Court of Dhaka passed the remand order on Sunday.
On that day, she surrendered to the court and applied for bail. Following the hearing, the judge rejected her bail application and ordered her to be sent to jail.
Earlier, on May 12, the court sentenced Farah Diba to eight years in prison and fined Tk40 crore, in default, she was sentenced to another two years in jail.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Deputy Director Mozahar Ali Sardar and Assistant Director Taufiqul Islam filed a case under the Money Laundering Act with Kalabagan Police Station on July 31, 2012.
After two years of investigation, the ACC filed a charge sheet in court on May 4, 2014. Charge sheets were filed against 46 people in the case.
The trial started on August 24, 2016, with the formation of charges against the accused. Of the 303 witnesses in the case, 202 were testified.