A Dhaka court on Tuesday imposed travel ban on six people, including five members of North South University’s (NSU) Trustee Board, in a case lodged over an alleged embezzlement of Tk303.82 crore.

The six are NSU Board of Trustees Chairman Azim Uddin Ahmed, members MA Kashem, Benajir Ahmed, Rehana Rahman and Mohammed Shajahan, and Ashaloy Housing and Developers Limited Managing Director Amin Md Hilali.

The court of Dhaka Senior Special Judge KM Imrul Qayesh passed the order, accepting a plea of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Court Inspector Aminul Islam told BSS.

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Earlier, on May 23, the court allowed the anti-graft body to interrogate four members of the trustee board, MA Kashem, Benajir Ahmed, Rehana Rahman and Mohammed Shajahan, at jail gate.

The High Court on May 22 scrapped a plea filed by the four for anticipatory bail in the case and ordered Shahbagh police to arrest them immediately.

The ACC on May 12 filed the case against the six, including the chairman of the trustee board, for embezzling Tk303.82 crore from the university’s funds for purchasing land for its campus.

North South Universityembezzlement caseThe Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)

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