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Former director of DGHS Aminul Hasan, deputy director (hospital-1) Md Yunus Ali, assitant director (hospital-1) Md Shafiur Rahman and research officer Md Didarul Islam were made accused earlier in this case.

The ACC has newly added the former DG Abul Kalam Azad to the charge sheet.

ACC deputy director Md Farid Ahmed Patwary lodged a case accusing five people on 23 September in 2020 on charges of embezzling Tk 33.04 million the government allocated for Covid-19 testing and its treatment.

The lawsuit has been filed under 409/420/109 sections of penal code and 5 (2) section of corruption prevention act 1947.

After a year, the deputy director, also the investigative official of the case, submitted the charge sheet to the ACC. The commission has accepted the report on Monday.

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