Destiny MD Rafiqul jailed for 3 years

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Dhaka, Jan 28: A Dhaka court has sentenced Rafiqul Amin, Managing Director of Destiny Group, to three years in jail and fined Tk 50 lakh in a graft case filed for not submitting his wealth statement to Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).Judge Shamim Ahammad of the Special Judge Court-8 of Dhaka passed the order on Tuesday.

The ACC filed two cases with Kalabagan Police Station against Destiny Group on July 31, 2012 and submitted charges on May 5, 2014 under the Money Laundering Act 2012 for allegedly misappropriating over Taka 3,285.25 crore from the Destiny Tree Plantation Limited (DTPL) and from the Destiny Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited (DMCSL).

On October 11, 2012, Destiny Group President Lt Gen (retd) M Harun-Ar-Rashid, it’s Managing Director Rafiqul Amin, and Chairman of Destiny Multipurpose Co-operative Society Ltd Mohammad Hossain, were sent to jail after they surrendered.