Regent Group chief Shahed chargesheeted in arms case


shahedf arestThe Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police has submitted a charge sheet against Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed in a case filed under arms act.Investigation officer of the case and inspector Md Shairul of DB police submitted the charge sheet in the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Morshed Al Mamun Bhuiyan on Thursday.Earlier in the day, Abdul Baten, additional commissioner of DB, said that they will submit the charge sheet in the afternoon.Shahed is now in 38-day remand in four cases filed against him in various police stations.On July 15, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an armed Shahed on the bank of Labangaboti canal in Komarpur village under Satkhira’s Debhata upazila around 5:00 am, as he was trying to flee across the border to India.Shahed was absconding since RAB raided the Uttara and Mirpur branches of the hospital. He has 56 cases against him and has been wandering around under the nose of police for a long time.On July 6, RAB raided the Uttara and Mirpur branches of the Regent Hospital on complaints that the hospital was issuing fake Covid-19 certificates, as well as charging exorbitant fees for Covid-19 testing and treatment of patients.RAB also found evidence of at least 6,000 fake Covid-19 test certificates during the raid.