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Regent’s Shahed got Tk 1.5cr loan posing as major

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  • 20 April, 2022 12:00 AM
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Regent’s Shahed got Tk 1.5cr loan posing as major

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Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed alias Shahed Karim took a loan of Tk 1.5 crore introducing himself as a major of Bangladesh Army.

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) deputy director Syed Nazrul Islam on Tuesday interrogated him at jail gate in connection with a graft case. The case was filed on July 22, 2020, against four persons, including Shahed on charges of embezzlement and laundering Tk 1.5 crore which the accused had taken from NRB bank as loan in the name of hospital.

After the grilling, ACC Secretary Md Mahabub Hossain told journalists at the commission’s Segunbagicha headquarters in Dhaka that Shahed used fake NIDs with false information for taking the loan from NRB bank and he also introduced himself as a retired major.

ACC secretary said a case was filed against him over the loan scam, ACC official who is investigating the case, interrogated Shahed at jail gate over the loan scam.