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JKG Chairman Sabrina held over fake Covid-19 tests

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Update: 2020-07-12 16:09:54
JKG Chairman Sabrina held over fake Covid-19 tests

DHAKA: Police have arrested Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury, wife of JKG Health Care’s CEO Arif Chowdhury, in a case filed over issuing made-up coronavirus certificates to patients. 

Dr Sabrina, who is also the chairman of JKG Helath Care, was interrogated by police regarding the case at the office of Tejgaon deputy commissioner of DMP on Sunday noon (July 12).

Confirming the matter to Banglanews, Tejgaon DC Harun-ur-Rashid said she has been arrested following the interrogation.

Later, Dr Sabrina  was also suspended from his post as a physician at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, said an order signed by Md Abdul Mannan, secretary of Health Service Division under Health Ministry.  

Earlier on June 23, Tejgaon police detained six people including Arif over allegations of issuing fake coronavirus certificates and collecting money from frm patients. 

According to allegations, JKG Health care charged Tk 5000 from Bangladeshi patients and USD 100 from foreign nationals for each Covid-19 test certificates. 

BDST: 1851 HRS, JULY 12, 2020
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