Charge sheet filed against Sabrina, Ariful in fake Covid test report case

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5th August, 2020 04:33:27 printer

Charge sheet filed against Sabrina, Ariful in fake Covid test report case

Detective branch (DB) of police today filed charge-sheet against JKG Healthcare Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury, her husband and JKG’s chief executive officer Ariful Haque Chowdhury and six others in a case lodged over issuing fake coronavirus (Covid-19) test reports.

Investigation officer and DB inspector Liakat Ali filed the charge-sheet with Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court.

The other accused are- Abu Sayeed Chowdhury, Humayun Kabir Himu, Tanjila Patwari, Biplob Das, Shafikul Islam Romeo and Jebunnesa.

The IO in the charge-sheet accused Sabrina and Ariful of being the main culprits behind the scam and the others as their cohorts.

One Kamal Hossain filed the case with Tejgaon Police Station on June 15 for issuing fake Covid-19 test reports.

JKG Healthcare run by Ariful and his wife Dr Sabrina, was realising money from the suspected patients for coronavirus test, whereas the company had inked a deal with the government to conduct the test free of cost.

The fraud company was even faking the signatures and seals of government agencies in making forged corona test reports, while throwing away the samples taken from suspected patients.


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