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Dr Yunus others sued for alleged grabbing of Tk 25.22 crore

Celebrity 2024-04-02, 11:17pm

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Nobel laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus.



The Metropolitan Senior Special Judge’s Court of Dhaka today accepted the charges pressed against Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and 13 others in a case filed over misappropriation of about Tk 25.22 crore of Grameen Telecom Workers’ Profit Participation Fund.

Judge Mohammed Ash-Shams Joglul Hossain of the court passed the order. The court also fixed May 2 for next hearing in the case.

On February 1, Investigation Officer Gulshan Anwar Prodhan, a Deputy Director of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) placed the charge sheet of the case before the Metropolitan Senior Special Judge’s Court of Dhaka.

The 13 other accused people- are Grameen Telecom Managing Director Nazmul Islam,

Directors Ashraful Hassan, Naznin Sultana, Parvin Mahmud, M Shahjahan, Nurjahan Begum and SM Huzzatul Islam Latifee, Sramik-Karmachari Union President Kamruzzaman, General Secretary Firoz Mahmud Hasan and representative Mainul Islam, Jatiya Workers Federation Office Secretary Kamrul Hasan and lawyers Zafrul Hasan Sharif and Yusuf Ali.

On May 30 last year, Gulshan Anwar filed the case with the ACC's Integrated District Office of Dhaka.

The ACC approved the charge sheet on January 29. - Special Correspondent