A Dhaka court has placed Regent Group Chairman Shahed Karim and Managing Director Masud Parvez on 10-day remand over allegations of faking Covid-19 test and embezzlement.
Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim granted the remand when police produced them before the court on Thursday morning.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Detective Branch Uttara Division Deputy Commissioner Shafiqul Islam confirmed the matter to The Business Standard.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Wednesday arrested Regent Hospital Chairman Mohammad Shahed alias Shahed Karim.
Shahed was hiding in a sewerage drain at Debhata upazila in Satkhira wearing a burqa while a team of RAB arrested him.
After his arrest, he was taken to Satkhira RAB camp under RAB-6 and was immediately flown to Dhaka by a helicopter.
Source in the elite force said Shahed has at least 55 cases against him in different police station across the country.
On June 6, RAB raided the Uttara and Mirpur branches of the Regent Hospital on complaints of faking Covid-19 test and embezzlement.