During the remand hearing, no defence counsel was present at the court
A Dhaka court has placed Regent Hospital Chairman Shahed Karim alias Md Shahed on a 7-day remand for interrogation in a case filed over misappropriating about Tk2.71 crore from the then Farmers Bank Limited.
Dhaka Senior Special Judge’s Court Judge KM Imrul Kayesh passed the order on Monday after the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Deputy Director Md Shahjahan Miraj, the investigation officer in the case, produced him before the court with a 10-day remand prayer in the case.
The court also granted shown arrest prayer to Shahed in the case filed by ACC.
During the remand hearing, no defence counsel was present at the court.
The ACC filed a case against Shahed Karim, Farmers Bank audit committee former chairman Mahbubul Haque Chisty, and his son Rashedul Haque Chisty and Regent Hospital Ltd Managing Director Ibrahim Khalil for their involvement in misappropriating about Tk2.71 crore in January 2015.
On July 22, the ACC filed another case against Regent Group boss Shahed and three others, on allegations of embezzling Tk1.51 crore from NRB Bank.
ACC Assistant Director Sirajul Haque filed the case with its Integrated District Office 1 in Dhaka.
Others who are accused in the case are Regent Hospital Ltd Managing Director Ibrahim Khalil, NRB Bank former principal officer of SME Banking Sohanur Rahman, and NRB Bank Vice President of SME Banking Wahid Bin Ahmed.