Shahed lands in jail after remand
Published: 04:05 PM, 5 August 2020 Updated: 04:08 PM, 5 August 2020
fraudster Shahed produced before the Satkhira court
A Satkhira court on Wednesday has ordered to send fraudster Shahed Karim, chairman of Regent Hospital, to jail after a 10-day remand in a case filed under the Arms Act at Debhata Police Station.
Satkhira court’s Justice Rajiv Roy passed the order.
Shahed, the prime accused in the coronavirus test fraud case, was produced before the court after remand. The court later ordered to send him to jail.
Court Inspector Amal Kumar Roy confirmed the information.
It is worth to be mentioned that RAB raided the Regent Hospital on July 6 and sealed it on various allegations including giving false reports of coronavirus samples and embezzling money from patients.
On July 8, RAB filed a case against 16 people including Shahed, who was made as the prime accused in the case, with Uttara West Police Station.
Later on July 13, the case was handed over to the RAB.
On July 15, RAB arrested Shahed from the border area of Satkhira. On the same day, a case was lodged against him under the Arms Act with Debhata Police Station in Satkhira.
On July 16, a court in Dhaka granted Shahed a 10-day remand for questioning. He was remanded in the RAB’s custody for four days on Thursday after being remanded in the DB custody for six days.
DB police later conducted a raid in Uttara on July 18 along with Shahed and recovered weapons and drugs. Later, a case was filed against him under the Arms Act with Uttara West Police Station.
The court granted him another 10-day remand petition by the investigating officer on July 26 for questioning in the case.
The next day, on July 27, he was brought from Dhaka to the office of Khulna RAB-8. Later on July 30, Shahed was brought back to the bridge over the Labonnoboti River in Sakhra Komarpur. After staying there for a while, he was taken to the Khulna RAB office again.