26 fake freedom fighters certificates cancelled
10 February 2015, Nirapad News: The Liberation War Affairs Ministry yesterday cancelled fake freedom fighter certificates of 26 people, including some government officials. The ministry issued a gazette notification in this regard.
The freedom fighter certificates were cancelled as the persons concerned could not submit necessary papers to prove they were freedom fighters, said the notification.
Of the 26 whose certificates were cancelled, 19 are government officials including Shamima Akhter, Joint Chief (Industries and Energy) of Planning Commission; Dr Md Fazlur Rahman, Deputy Director (CDC), Health Department.