A woman has been sentenced to life imprisonment in a case for possessing drugs in Rajshahi in 2018.
Rajshahi Metropolitan Sessions Judge Iliash Hossain found Hamida Begum, 45, wife of Monsur Ali of Boshara area under Boalia Police station in Rajshahi city, guilty of the charge and handed down the verdict on Thursday afternoon.
The court also fined her Taka 10,000 in default to suffer one year more behind the bar.
According to the prosecution story, a police, on a tip-off, arrested the women with 27 grams of heroin red-handed from Laxmipur area under Rajpara Police Station on May 27, 2018.
Subsequently, a case was recorded with the Rajpara police station in this connection on the same day. Upon completion of investigation, police pressed charges accusing the women.
After examining the recorded depositions and other relevant evidence, the court pronounced the verdict in the presence of the convict.