DHAKA: Some investors of the MLM Company Unipay2u continued their fast-unto-death for the fifth day in front of National Press Club in the city demanding their money back.
They started staging fast-unto-death programme from Monday.
The protesting investors allegd that Unipay2u had embezzled some Tk. 6,000 crore and a high ups portion of the government helped them to do so.
The investors alleged that the Unipay2u authorities have misappropriated the huge amount of money after taking it from them with pledges of providing double profit in 10 months.
Earlier, police arrested two top officials of the company — Managing Director Montasir Hossain Emon and General Manager Jomsedur Rahman from capital’s Uttara area on May 5.
The government stopped the functioning of Unipay2u in 2010 on charges of deceiving its investors.
On January 28 in 2011, Bangladesh Bank seized at least 200 bank accounts of the Unipay2u agents for their alleged involvement in illegal money transactions.
BDST: 1615 HRS, JUL 20, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor
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