An assistant director of the ACC filed the case on Wednesday at the ACC’s Integrated District Office Dhaka 1
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against Regent Group Chairman Shahed Karim, and three others on allegations of embezzling Tk1.51 crore from NRB bank Ltd.
ACC Assistant Director Sirajul Haque filed the case on Wednesday at the ACC's Integrated District Office Dhaka 1, said ACC Director Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya.
The others accused in the case are - Ibrahim Khalil, managing director of Regent Hospital, Sohanur Rahman, former principal officer of NRB Bank and Wahid Bin Ahmed, vice president of the same bank.
A RAB team arrested Regent Group Chairman Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim, in Satkhira, on July 15 in a case filed over his alleged involvement in a recent Covid-19 testing scam and other irregularities.
Shahed had been on the run since a case was filed against him for issuing fake Covid-19 test reports in Regent Hospital.
On July 7, RAB sealed off Regent Hospital's head office in the capital, and two of the hospital's branches in Uttara and Mirpur, on charges of issuing fake Covid-19 certificates and conducting other misdeeds.
According to a RAB intelligence report, Regent Hospital collected samples from at least 10,000 people. Of them, only 4,200 received authentic Covid-19 test certificates and the rest were fake.