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James, Miles demand Tk 10cr from Banglalink

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Published: 16:25, 6 December 2021   Update: 16:47, 6 December 2021
James, Miles demand Tk 10cr from Banglalink

Popular musician-singer James and rock band Miles have demanded Tk 10.00 crore from Banglalink for withdrawing two cases filed against the telecommunication service provider.

They filed two separate cases against the telecommunication service provider Banglalink on charges of violating copyright.The accused are Banglalink Digital Communications’ CEO Erik Anas, Chief Compliance Officer M Nurul Alam, Chief Digital Officer Sanjay Vaghasia, Chief Corporate Regulatory Officer Taimur Rahman and head of VAS Anik Dhar.

They appeared to the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge KM Imrul Kayes on Monday and sought permanent bail.

Their lawyers said singer James and rock band Miles have demanded Tk 10.00 crore from Banglalink, and discussions have continued to settle the problem.

The next hearing will be held on January 5.

According to the complaints, Banglalink is using some songs of the two bands for various commercial purposes and also as caller and welcome tunes without their taking permission, amounting to violation of copyright law.

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