Arrest warrant issued against Shahed

News Desk
13 July 2020, Mon
Published: 09:57

Arrest warrant issued against Shahed

Dhaka court on Monday issued arrest warrant against Mohammad Shahed alias Shahed Karim, owner of Regent Hospital and chairman of Regent Group, in connection with two cases filed on charges of embezzling Tk 3.68 crore.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Mainul Islam issued the arrest warrants after a businessman filed two cases against Shahed with the court on charges of embezzling the money.

The court directed the OC of Uttara West police station to produce Shahed by August 13.  

Md Saifullah Masud, a proprietor of Masud Enterprise in Karwan Bazar, filed the two cases against Regent Group chairman Md Shahed who is on the run in connection with a case filed over issuing fake covid-19 test reports from his hospital.

In the complaint, Masud said that Shahed bought construction materials worth Tk 3.68 crore from him in two phases in 2018 but did not pay. On the contrary, Shahed threatens him. He filed a General Diary (GD) with Uttara West Police Station, even complained to the Ministry of Home Affairs.