Senior Supreme Court lawyer Khushid Alam Khan has decided not to conduct the case on behalf of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) as it has appointed a new prosecutor for the case.
He confirmed Prothom Alo about his decision Monday.
The DIFE has appointed International Crime Tribunal (ICT) lawyer Syed Haider Ali for the case filed against Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus on the allegation of breaching the labour law.
He has informed the directorate in writing in this regard, Khurshid added.
The deposition in the case filed on the allegation of breaching the labour law against four, including Dr Muhammad Yunus, who is also the chairman of the Grameen Telecom, started on 22 August.
Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments inspector Tariqul Islam’s statement was recorded that day.