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Mobile court sends two from DMCH ambulance syndicate to jail

  • Published at 02:24 am October 18th, 2016
  • Last updated at 02:28 am October 18th, 2016
Mobile court sends two from DMCH ambulance syndicate to jail
The convicted ambulance syndicate members are – Mohammad Tanveer, 20, hailing from Comilla and Arif Hossain,22, hailing from Noakhali. Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) authorities formed two separate committees to investigate the ambulance accident on Saturday. Sarwar Alam, executive magistrate of Rab told the Dhaka Tribune that they received information from their civil team at the hospital that two ambulance syndicate members had stopped the relatives of a deceased from taking his body from the hospital using an outside ambulance. Gouropada Saha died earlier yesterday and the ambulance syndicate held the other ambulance for more than three hours and would not let it pass going as far as to threaten the driver with dire consequences and forced him to leave. DMCH authorities said they served notices to eight of its employees asking them to explain why actions would not be taken against them for running an ‘ambulance business.’ The action was followed by the death of four people being hit by an ambulance owned by a ward boy of the hospital. DGHS Director General Prof Abul Kalam Azad said two committees were formed to investigate the matter.” The committees were asked to submit the report within seven working days.