Imrul Hossain for DOT
 A court yesterday sentenced the former mayor of Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) to one-year imprisonment in a case filed for misappropriating money, reported Jago News, Kaler Kantho.
 Special Judge of Dhaka Division Syed Kamal Hossain delivered the verdict in presence of the convicted.
 The court at the same time fined him with Tk 50 lakh. He will have to serve another three months in jail, in default.
The court also acquitted the other accused of the case Golam Kibria.
 According to the case documents, Mannan while serving as the Mayor of the GCC (2013-2015) misappropriated around Tk 50 lakh from relief and poor fund after showing fake vouchers and expenses.
 Deputy Assistant Director Shamshul Alam filed a case against MA Mannan and Golam Kibria with Joydevpur police station in Gazipur on June 23, 2016.