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Barishal ASP death: Director of Mind Aid Hospital under police surveillance

The director of Mind Aid Hospital, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital in the city, is currently under police surveillance following the death of Barishal Metropolitan Police’s (BMP) Senior ASP Anisul Karim Shipon.

Faruk Mollah, inspector (operation) of Adabor Police Station and also the investigation officer of the case, said Mind Hospital Director Niaz Morshed is undergoing treatment at the ICU of the National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital (NINS) due to serious illness.

He is now under police surveillance, said Faruk.

Senior ASP Anisul was taken to Mind Aid Hospital for treatment on Monday.

After admission, the hospital staff informed his relatives that Anisul had fainted.

Later, Anisul’s relatives took him to the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases where doctors declared him dead.

A CCTV footage of the room showed that the hospital staff physically assaulted Anisul.

A case was filed in this connection on Monday.

Police arrested ten people, including the manager of the hospital, on Tuesday. They were placed on seven-day remand by a court.

Those remanded are — the hospital’s Marketing Manager Arif Mahmud, Coordinator Redwan Sabbir, chef Md Masud, ward boy Zubayer Hossain, pharmacist Md Tanvir Hasan, ward boy Tanim Mollah, Sujit Chowdhury, Ashim Chandra Pal, Liton Ahmed and Saiful Islam Polash.

Source: United News of Bangladesh