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United Hospital’s nurse Saiful remanded

Update : 26 Dec 2015, 12:50 PM

A Dhaka court has granted a one-day remand to United Hospital nurse Saiful Islam, who was arrested for sexually harassing a female patient.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Asaduzzaman Nur passed the order after Gulshan police station Sub-Inspector Md Mohidul Islam produced him before the court on Saturday afternoon.

Saiful was arrested from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport area on Thursday night.

Saiful was handed over to Gulshan police station Friday morning, said ASP Nazmul Hasan Rajib.

On December 3, the High Court directed police to arrest Saiful and produce him before it on December 7.

The court also issued a rule on the government and the hospital authorities asking as to why legal action should not be taken against both Saiful and the hospital authorities for the incident.

On November 30, Saiful, allegedly ‘sexually abused’ a female patient in the post-operative intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital when she was unconscious.

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