Three Rohingyas sentenced to jail

Covicted Rohingyas Nur Hossain and Yasir Arafat are being taken to jail and another convict Rafiqul Islam is on the run. Photo: AsaduzzamanDhaka, April 28 : A Dhaka court on Sunday sentenced three Myanmar nationals to ten years imprisonment in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act in 2014.

Dhaka metropolitan sessions judge court judge Rabiul Alam passed the order and fined them Tk 10,000 each, in default, to suffer six months more imprisonment. The convicts are the suspects in a case filed over Burdwan Blast in India.

The convicts are Nur Hossain alias Rafikul Islam of Danespara of Arakan in Myanmar, Yasir Arafat, of Sanghasuradha of Maungdaw in Myanmar and Omar Karim. All of them were tried in absentia.

Tipped off, detective branch of police arrested the three convicts from Palasi intersection area near Sir Salimullah Muslim Orphanage in Azimpur on 30 November 2014 along with explosives.

Sub-inspector of DB SM Raisul Islam filed the case on the next day.

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