The UNO of Sundarganj upazila and 15 other people have been sued for stealing an amount of Tk 4.32 lakh meant for stipends to the students.
Ripon Mia, a resident of the upazila filed the case with Gaibandha Senior Assitant Judge Court on September 7 against UNO Abdullah Al Maruf, former principal of the Chandipur F Haque High School and College Mozammel Haque, said Advocate Mohammad Nurul Islam Prodhan, a counsel of the plaintiff on Monday, reports UNB.
Advocate Nurul Islam said according to the case statement, the former principal and former vice principal of Chandipur F Haque High School and College in collusion with others withdrew the stipend money of almost 100 students during 2018-2019 academic year after manipulating mobile phone numbers of the students.
Later, the victims filed a written complaint seeking steps in this regard but the authorities concerned have not taken any effective measurers yet, said Advocate Nurul.
The court set October 7 for next hearing.