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Dr. Yunus granted bail in graft case

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Update: 2024-03-03 15:27:43
Dr. Yunus granted bail in graft case

A Dhaka court today (Mar 3) granted bail to seven people including Nobel laureate economist Professor Dr. Muhammad Yunus in a case filed over embezzlement Tk 26 crore.

Judge Mohammed Ash-Shams Joglul Hossain of the Metropolitan Senior Special Judge's Court of Dhaka passed the order. 

Before that, Dr. Yunus and seven others surrendered before the court and filed petitions seeking bail.

The seven others are Grameen Telecom Managing Director Nazmul Islam, Directors Ashraful Hassan, Naznin Sultana, Parvin Mahmud, M Shahjahan, Nurjahan Begum and SM Huzzatul Islam Latifee.

On February 2, Investigation Officer Gulshan Anwar Prodhan, a deputy director of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), filed the charge sheet with the Metropolitan Senior Special Judge's Court of Dhaka against Prof Yunus and 13 others.

On January 29, the ACC approved the charge sheet.

On May 30 last year, Gulshan Anwar filed the case with the ACC's integrated district office in Dhaka.

BDST: 1527 HRS, MAR 03, 2024
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