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Vol. 5 Num 1068 Sun. June 03, 2007  
   
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Ex-MP MAH Salim sued for land grabbing


Another case was filed on Friday night against detained former BNP lawmaker MAH Salim on charges of land grabbing.

Police said Bagerhat BNP and Sramik Dal leader Mina Raqibul Hasan Milon filed the case with Sadar Police Station, accusing Salim of setting up a private university after his mother's name in Goalmath area, grabbing his land.

In the case statement, Raqibul said the former BNP lawmaker bought one acre and 17 decimal land from him on April 6 last year and set up Majeda Begum Agriculture Technology University. He said though the market price of the land was about Tk 9 lakh, Salim forced him to take only Tk 2.8 lakh.

On Thursday night, Salim was sued in an extortion case was. The joint forces arrested him in Dhaka on March 7.