City Hospital building
City Hospital building

A taskforce formed by the health ministry on Monday afternoon launched a drive at City Medical College Hospital at the Chandana intersection of Gazipur. The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is assisting the taskforce in the operation. There are numerous allegations of mismanagement and irregularities against the hospital.

The drive is being led by RAB’s executive magistrate Sarwar Alam. Also on the team conducting the drive are joint secretary (hospitals) of the health ministry, Umme Salma Tanzia, and Gazipur RAB-1 camp commander Abdullah Al Mamun.

Those conducting the drive have said that the lab in City Medical College Hospital has no approval. There are many other instances of mismanagement there.

More to follow…