CHATTOGRAM: Much-talked-about Regent Group Chairman Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim was sued on charge of embezzling an amount of Tk 91.25 lakh through fraudulence in the port city on Monday.
A businessman named Md Saifuddin filed the case on behalf of a tyre and motor parts importer ‘Messrs Mega Motors’ owner Zia Uddin Md Jahangir with the Double-mooring police station.One Shahidullah was also made accused in the case along with Shahed.
Allegation of embezzling Tk 91.25 lakh from Jahangir was brought against them in the case. The plaintiff in the case alleged that Shahed promised to manage permission for plying some 200 three-wheelers imported by the Mega Motors.
Shahed, on behalf of his firm Regent KCS Limited, took the money in cash and through bank in 2017.
He then provided a photocopy of a circular signed by BRTA Chairman and having permission for plying the three-wheelers in the Dhaka city.
But, the Mega Motors management later could know that the circular was fake, alleged the plaintiff.
Shahed didn’t return the money despite repeated attempts, he added.Officer-in-Charge (OC) Sadip Kumar Das of the concerned Double-mooring police station said they recorded the case and action will be taken after investigating into the matter.