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DGHS ex-DG Azad gets bail in graft case

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 8 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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A Dhaka court on Thursday accepted a bail petition of former director general (DG) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Prof Dr Abul Kalam Azad in a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).

Dhaka Senior Special Judge KM Emrul Kayesh passed the order after Dr Azad surrendered before the court and sought bail in the case filed over the Regent Hospital scandal.

Earlier, the ACC deputy director Farid Ahmed Patwari, also the IO of the case submitted a charge-sheet in the case on September 30 against six, including Dr Azad. 

The other accused are Regent Group chairman Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim, former DGHS director Aminul Hasan, deputy director Dr Md Eunus Ali, assistant director Dr Md Shafiur Rahman and research officer Dr Md Didarul Islam.