Regent Group chairman Shahed charged in arms case

Regent Group chairman Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim, the chief accused in Regent Hospital's coronavirus test scam, was brought to Dhaka by helicopter on 15 July.
Regent Group chairman Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim, the chief accused in Regent Hospital's coronavirus test scam, was brought to Dhaka by helicopter on 15 July. Prothom Alo file photo

Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Thursday filed charge sheet against Regent Group chairman Md Shahed alias Shahed Karim in an arms case filed with Uttara west police station.

Investigation officer (IO) and DB inspector Md Shairul filed the charge sheet at the court of Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Morshed Al Mamun Bhuiyan.

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Shahed was arrested by RAB from Debhata upazilla of Shatkhira in the early hours of 15 July and was airlifted to the capital in the morning.

DB conducted raid to one of his Uttara dens on 18 July and recovered illegal arms and narcotics.

They later filed the case with Uttara west police station.