A Dhaka court has granted a 14-day remand for Regent Hospital owner Shahed Karim in two cases on Sunday.
Jisan Haque, senior assistant superintendent of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Media Wing confirmed this to The Business Standard.
Of the two cases, one was filed against Shahed at Uttara (West) Police Station under Section 406/ 420 on July 17, 2020. Md Zahangir Hossain, assistant superintendent of police is the investigation officer of the case.
Another case was filed on July 13, 2020 at Uttara (West) Police Station 406/420, while Md Jahirul Haq, assistant superintendent of police is the investigation officer of the case.
Most cases have been filed against him in connection with his fraudulent activities.
On June 6, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) raided the Uttara and Mirpur branches of Regent Hospital on complaints of faking Covid-19 tests and embezzling money.
On July 15, a RAB team arrested Shahed from Debhata upazila in Satkhira.
Police also raided one of his offices in Uttara on July 18. Shahed was with the police team during the raid. Then, police seized a loaded pistol and illegal drugs from a car that was used by Shahed.