Prof Bari, Prof Ansaruzzaman summoned
A Dhaka court yesterday granted bail to six academics in a case filed against them on charge of distorting history of the War of Liberation in a textbook of Bangladesh Open University (BOU).
The court also summoned Prof Ershadul Bari, former BOU vice chancellor, and Prof Ansaruzzaman, former BOU dean, for the second time yesterday to appear before it on May 9 as they were absent from it.
Metropolitan Magistrate Kamrunnahar Rumi granted the bail upon a bond of Tk 10,000 with two grantors after the academics appeared before the court seeking bail in the case.
The teachers, who got the bail, were BOU Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof RIM Aminur Rashid, Dhaka University finance department Prof Dr M Farid Ahmed, former BOU acting VC Md Ruhul Amin Akanda and former BOU director of printing and publication Dr Fazle Ali.