A Dhaka court today placed 10 accused on 7-day remand in a case filed over the death of Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Anisul Karim Shipon in an assault by employees of Mind Aid Hospital.
Judge granted the remand when police produced them before the court seeking 10-day remand, Mrittunjoy Dey Sajal, additional deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (Mohammadpur zone) confirmed it to The Business Standard.
Earlier in the morning, police said 10 people already were arrested in this connection.
The arrestees are- hospital's Marketing Manager Arif Mahmud Joy, 35, Coordinator Redwan Sabbir, 23, kitchen chef Md Masud, 37, Pharmacist Tanvir Hasan, 18, ward boys Jobayer Hossain, 19, Tanif Molla, 20, Sanjib Chowdhury, 20, Ashim Chandra Paul, 24, Md Liton Ahmmed, 18 and Md Saiful Islam Palash, 35.
What happened at the hospital?
Anisul Karim, a senior assistant superintendent of police died at 'Mind Aid Hospital' some moments after he went to the hospital for treatment.
His family members claimed that the hospital staffers beat him to death.
Police have also collected CCTV footage from the hospital of the incident.
It was seen that at around 11:55 pm, police officer Anisul Karim was dragged into a room by several staff. He was thrown to the ground by six employees of the hospital. Then, two more employees dressed in blue grabbed his leg. At that time, two employees on the side of the head were hitting him with their elbows. Arif Mahmud, the manager of the hospital, was standing next to him. Anisul's hands were tied behind her back with a piece of blue cloth.
When Anisul was turned upside down four minutes later, his body was numb. An employee then splashed water on his face. Anisul Karim was not moving even then. The staff then cleaned the floor of the room. Seven minutes later a woman wearing a white apron entered the room. The door of the room was closed in 11 minutes. She pumped his chest in 13 minutes and failed to regain his sense.
Meanwhile, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Jan-e Alam Mia said Anisul died before being brought to the Institute of Cardiology. 'Brought dead' was written in the report of the hospital.