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Missing Files: 3 more Health Ministry officials taken into custody

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has taken three employees of the Health Ministry into custody for interrogation in connection with the 17 files of the Ministry that went missing.

Contacted, Additional SP of the CID media wing Azad Rahman told UNB that the three employees were taken into custody for interrogation on Tuesday. He, however, did not disclose the names of the three employees.

Earlier, six other employees of the same ministry were taken in by the CID for interrogation over the same issue. Besides, Nasimul Goni Toton, a contractor of Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital, was detained from Keshabpur in Rajshahi city on Monday night, he said.

So far ten individuals, including the contractor, are being interrogated by CID, a specialized unit of Bangladesh Police, in connection with the Health Ministry’s missing files.

On October 27, it was revealed that seventeen files of the Health Ministry had gone missing from the ministry’s Health, Education and Family Welfare division. A General Diary (GD) was registered with Shagbagh Police station in connection with the missing files the following day.

The Health Ministry formed a three-member probe body in connection with the incident on October 30. Shah Alam, additional secretary (administration) of Health, Education and Family Welfare division, was made the chief of the probe body.

Source: United News of Bangladesh