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Court accepts charge-sheet against Sabrina in fake NID case

Court accepts charge-sheet against Sabrina in fake NID case

A Dhaka court took into cognizance the charge-sheet filed against JKG Healthcare Chairperson Dr Sabrina Chowdhury in a case filed for making second national identity (NID) card using false information.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shahidul Islam accepted the charge-sheet and transferred the case to Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court for further proceedings.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police's detective branch (DB) on November 24 filed the charge-sheet in the case. Earlier on November 17, Dhaka Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Tofazzal Hossain issued arrest warrant against Sabrina in the case.

Election Commission authorities filed the case with Badda Police Station on August 30, 2020, for making two NID cards. Sabrina gave different birthdates in the two NID's and different names in place of husband's name.

A Dhaka court on July 19, 2022, sentenced eight people including JKG Healthcare Chairperson Dr Sabrina Chowdhury and its chief executive officer (CEO) Ariful Haque Chowdhury to 11-year imprisonment each in a case for issuing fake coronavirus (Covid-19) test reports. She is in jail now.