Dhaka, June 12 -- A court in Dhaka has framed the charges against Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus and 13 others in a case filed over misappropriation of Grameen Telecom Workers' Profit Participation Fund.

Judge Syed Arafat Hossain of the Special Judge's Court-4 of Dhaka framed the charges on Wednesday and fixed July 15 to begin the trial with the recording of testimony, local news portals said.

During the charge framing, the judge read out the charges to Muhammad Yunus and 13 other accused. They pleaded not guilty and demanded justice.

The accused are now on bail in the case filed over misappropriation of about Tk 252.2 million of the fund.

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