Khaleda Zia’s son jailed for 7 years in money laundering case

Dhaka, July 21 – Bangladeshi opposition party leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia’s son, Tarique Rahman, was on Thursday jailed for seven years in a money laundering case.

The High Court overturned a trial court’s verdict acquitting the Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader Rahman in a Taka 20.41 crore ($0.26 crore) money laundering case, bdnews24 reported.

The court ordered seven years in prison and a Taka 200 million fine for Rahman.