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Bangladesh's first Chief Justice from Hindu community sentenced to 11 years in graft case

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A Bangladeshi court sentenced in absentia former top judge Surendra Kumar Sinha, the country's first chief justice from the minority Hindu community, to 11 years in jail on two counts of graft in a case over money laundering and breach of trust. Dhaka Special Judge 4 Shaikh Nazmul Alam sentenced the former chief justice, who currently lives in the US, to 7 years in prison for money laundering and another 4 years for criminal breach of trust.