Dr Yunus gets bail in labour law violation case

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Dhaka, Jan 26: A Dhaka court has granted bail to Nobel Laureate and Chairman of Grameen Communications Dr Muhammad Yunus in the labour law violation case.Dhaka 3rd Labour Court Judge Rahibul Islam granted the bail for him upon a Tk 5,000 bond on Sunday morning.

Earlier, the Nobel Laureate surrendered before the court and filed a bail petition.

On January 5, Labour Inspector Tariqul Islam of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments filed the case against Dr Yunus and three other people with the 3rd Labour Court.

The three other accused are Grameen Communications Managing Director Naznin Sultana, Director A Hai Khan and Deputy General Manager Gouri Shankar.

According to the case statement, the plaintiff found violations of several labour rules when he visited the Grameen Communications office on October 10, 2019.