The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday approved a charge sheet against Nobel laureate and Grameen Telecom chairman Professor Muhammad Yunus and 13 others in a case filed on charges of misappropriating over Tk 25 crore from the company’s Workers Welfare Fund and money laundering.
The commission approved the charge sheet at a meeting held at the commission’s headquarters in the capital’s Segunbagicha, said ACC secretary Md Mahbub Hossain.
Earlier the commission deputy director, Gulshan Anowar Pradhan, submitted the charge sheet to the commission for approval after completing the inquiry against Yunus and others accused in the case.
The ACC secretary also said that following the approval, the ACC would now submit the charge sheet to the court for the next course of action.
The charge-sheeted other accused include Grameen Telecom managing director Md Nazmul Islam, former managing director Md Ashraful Hasan, directors Parvin Mahmud, Naznin Sultana, Md Shahjahan, Nurjahan Begum, and SM Hazzatul Islam Latifi, lawyers Md Yusuf Ali and Zafrul Hasan Sharif, Grameen Telecom Sramik-Karmachari Union president Md Quamruzzaman, general secretary Firoz Mahmud, representative Md Mainul Islam and office secretary of Jatiya Sramik Federation central committee Kamrul Hasan.
Earlier, ACC filed a case against Professor Muhammad Yunus and 12 others on charges of misappropriating over Tk 25 crore from the company’s Workers Welfare Fund.