ACC to probe Regent Group Chairman Shahed’s irregularities

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has said the commission will open an investigation on the recent allegations of corruption and irregularities against Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed alias Shahed Karim.

The commission will also interrogate officials of the Ministry of Health and Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to ascertain if they are found to be involved in the irregular activities of Regent Hospital during the investigation.

The ACC Director Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya made the statement on Monday.

A three-member probe committee has already been formed under the leadership of ACC Deputy Director Abu Bakar Siddique. The two other members of the committee are Md Neyamul Hasan Gazi and Sheikh Md Golam Maola.

Meanwhile, the Central Intelligence Cell (CIC) of the NBR on Sunday gave a directive to freeze all the personal and institutional bank accounts of Regent Hospital Chairman Md Shahed.