The Detective Branch of Police on Wednesday submitted the charge-sheet against JKG Healthcare’s chairman Dr Sabrina Sharmin Hussain and seven others in a case filed over issuing forged Covid-19 certificates.
Liakat Ali, investigation officer of the case, submitted the charge-sheet to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court.
The other accused in the case are JKG Healthcare’s CEO and Dr Sabrina’s husband Ariful Haque Chowdhury, Arif’s sister Jebunnesa Rima, his accomplices Sayed Chowdhury, Humayun Kabir and his wife Tanzila Patwari and Shafiqul Islam, Biplob Das and Mamunur Rashid. All of the accused were arrested.
According to the charge-sheet, JKG Healthcare has provided 27,000 coronavirus test reports without following proper test procedures while most of them were found false.
The case was filed against six people, including Ariful Haque Chowdhury, over making false Covid-19 test reports.
On June 23, police arrested six people, including Dr Sabrina’s husband Ariful, Humayun Kabir and his wife Tanjina Patwari, from JKG Healthcare office at the Confidence Tower, Gulshan in connection with the case.
The Anti-Corruption Commission(ACC) on Wednesday filed two separate cases against Utpal Kumar Dey, Public Works Department additional chief engineer, and his wife Gopa Dey for embezzling around Tk 8 crore and laundering money.
One case has been filed against Utpal while another case and Utpal and his wife Gopa Dey, said ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya.
Earlier, ACC on July 28 decided to sue the couple.
ACC Assistant Director Neyamul Hasan Gazi filed the case.
A case was filed against nine people over the killing of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan on Marine Drive road in Teknaf.
Sharmin Shahrier Ferdous, elder sister of Sinha, filed the case at Teknaf Senior Judicial Magistrate Court on Wednesday, said senior lawyer Mohammad Mostafa.
Suspended Inspector Liakat Ali of Baharchhara police outpost and Officer-in-Charge of Teknaf Police Station Pradeep Kumar Das were among the accused.
Teknaf Senior Judicial Magistrate Tamanna Farah asked the authorities concerned to submit the probe report within seven working days.
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) will investigate the case.
Sinha was killed in police firing at Baharchhara police check-post on July 31.
Two people were arrested and two separate cases were filed in this regard, Superintendent of Police ABM Masud Hossain said Saturday.
The Home Ministry formed a four-member committee, headed by Mizanur Rahman, additional divisional commissioner (development), on August 2.
The authorities on Sunday suspended 21 police officers, including the in-charge of Baharchhara police outpost, in connection with the killing.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday assured the mother of Major Sinha of proper investigation into the murder of her son and the trial of his killers.
PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the Prime Minister called up Sinha's mother and consoled her.
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday filed a case against the expelled general secretary of Jubo Mohila League’s Narsingdi district unit Shamima Nur Papia, and her husband Mofizur Rahman Sumon for embezzling Tk 6.24 crore.
Deputy director Shamim Ara Momtaj filed the case at Dhaka Coordinated Office-1.
The commission launched an inquiry on February 22 against Papia on charge of her alleged involvement in accumulating illegal wealth.
On February 23, the Rapid Action Battalion raided two flats belonging to Papia and Sumon after arresting them at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on February 22. RAB seized counterfeit notes, foreign currencies and around Tk 2.5 lakh in cash.
RAB also found around Tk 58 lakh in cash raiding two flats on Indira Road in Dhaka and also a presidential suite at a five-star hotel.
Apart from the lavish flats in Dhaka, Papia and Sumon — a former Chhatra League leader — own two more flats and two plots worth around Tk 2 crore in Narsingdi and several luxurious cars.
The Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday sought various information and records from the managing director of Hotel Super Star Ltd and the director of Mugda 500-bed General Hospital, including the accommodation and meals of doctors, nurses and other staff engaged in medical services of Covid-19 patients.
A letter signed by ACC Director Mir Mohammad Zainul Abedin Shibli was issued in this regard.
The letter said information and records were sought in the interest of a proper investigation into allegations of embezzlement of government funds through various irregularities and corruption, including collusion with the acting director and principal of Mugda Medical College Hospital and others.
Information sought from Mugda Hospital include allocation for 500-bed Mugda General Hospital for accommodation, transportation and incidental expenses of doctors, nurses and other staff engaged in the medical care of Covid-19 patients.
The ACC requested that the info be provided by Aug 9. This urgent letter has been sent through special carriers.
Records have already been collected from Hotel 71 on the same allegation.