Govt hospital cashier sent to jail for stealing Tk 2.5cr from test fees
A Dhaka court today sent the cashier of Sir Salimullah Medical College Hospital to jail in a case filed over embezzling around Tk 2.5 crore from medical test fees.
Earlier today, a team of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested Abdus Sattar Mia, the cashier, from the hospital premises, said ACC Assistant Director Aminul Islam, posted at the Dhaka court.
The team was led by Md Mahbubul Alam, another ACC assistant director, said Aminul.
In the forwarding report, Mahbubul said Sattar was arrested for his alleged involvement in misappropriating money collected from medical test fees. He appealed to the court to keep him in jail until investigation is completed, the ACC added.
No lawyer represented Sattar when he was produced before court.
After the hearing, Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Md Tofazzal Hossain sent the accused to Dhaka Central Jail in Keraniganj.
According to the prosecution, Abdus Sattar embezzled Tk 2,54,43,441 from medical service and test fees at the government hospital from July to November this year.
The ACC yesterday filed a case against him with its Integrated District Office in Dhaka.