• Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022
  • Last Update : 10:24 am

JKG's Dr Sabrina put on 2-day remand over possession of two NIDs

  • Published at 09:18 am September 3rd, 2020
Police escort JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury at the court premises on Thursday, August 13, 2020 <strong>Md Sanaul Islam Tipu/Dhaka Tribune</strong>
File photo: Police escort JKG Health Care Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury at the court premises on Thursday, August 13, 2020 Md Sanaul Islam Tipu/Dhaka Tribune

On August 25, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) found that Dr Sabrina had two NID cards

A Dhaka court has placed JKG Healthcare Chairman Dr Sabrina Arif Chowdhury on a two-day remand in a case filed for possessing two national identity cards (NIDs) and being a dual voter.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Tofazzal Hossain passed the order on Thursday after Md Mominul Islam, a sub-inspector of Badda police station and also the investigating officer of the case, produced Sabrina before the court seeking a five- day remand for interrogating her over the case.

Opposing the remand, defense counsel Saifuzzaman Tuhin submitted a bail petition as well as a remand rejection prayer to the court for Sabrina. But the court rejected the bail plea after the hearing.

Saifuzzaman Tuhin confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

Also read- NID fraud: EC files case against JKG Chairman Dr Sabrina

Md Momin Miah, the thana election officer of Gulshan, filed the case against Sabrina at the Badda police station on Monday.

The accused got her first NID as a resident of Mohammadpur in 2009 and got her second NID as a Badda resident by falsifying information.

According to the case statement, Sabrina applied to the project office of NID Wing in Agargaon on January 7, 2016, to become a voter, and gave her fingerprints and biometric information. The Gulshan election office was then asked to verify her information. Sabrina went to the election office on April 27, 2016 with the necessary documents.

After scrutinizing the documents, the then election officer in the investigation report recommended that she could be made a voter. She subsequently became a voter in 2016.

On August 25, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) found that Dr Sabrina had two NID cards. The national anti-graft watchdog then sent a letter to the Election Commission (EC) asking how Sabrina had two active NIDs.

The case against her has been filed under sections 14 and 15 of the National Identity Registration Act, 2010 which states that anyone who becomes a voter by providing false information is liable to imprisonment for one year or a fine of Tk20,000, or both. This punishment also applies for possessing two NIDs.

Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail