The much awaited verdict against Papia and her husband was delivered on Monday awarding 27 years of imprisonment each in arms case.
Judge KM Emrul Kayesh of Special Tribunal-1 of Dhaka delivered the judgment.
The arms case was earlier filed against the expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papia and her husband Mofizur Rahman Sumon.
RAB arrested Papia, her husband and their two accomplices from Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on February 22, while they were attempting to leave the country.
Later, RAB raided Papia’s house on Indira Road in Farmgate and recovered a foreign pistol, two magazines, 20 bullets, five bottles of foreign liquor, Tk 58,41,000 in cash, as well as credit and debit cards of different banks.
On February 24, an arms case was filed against the couple with Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station.