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Court sends Arafat to jail rejecting fresh remand, bail

  • Published at 05:52 pm February 12th, 2017
  • Last updated at 05:54 pm February 12th, 2017
Court sends Arafat to jail rejecting fresh remand, bail
Masudur Rahman Sunny, the investigating officer of the case, who filed allegations of demanding dowry and assault against Arafat, had appealed for a fresh remand for seven days. Dhaka Metropolitan Judge Sarafat Jaman Ansari also turned down an appeal for bail from Muraduzzaman Murad, Arafat’s lawyer. The plaintiff of the case, Nasrin Sultana, who claimed to be Arafat’s wife, filed the case against the cricketer last month. Nasrin had also accused Arafat’s mother Nargis Akter for physically assaulting her after she had refused to give dowry.
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A total of three cases had been filed against Arafat and his mother under the Woman and Children Repression Prevention Act. According to the case statement, Sunny married Nasrin on December 4, 2014 with an endowment of Tk5.1lakh at Grand Prince Hotel Ltd in Mirpur 1. Since then, the couple was living at a rented house in Katasur area. After six months, Sunny and his mother allegedly demanded a dowry of Tk20lakh on July 29, 2015. Nasrin also claimed that Arafat had deserted her after torturing her. Nasrin also claimed that she was assaulted by Sunny’s mother and some others, who had intercepted her on a road near Mohammadpur police station on January 22.
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Sunny was arrested from his Aminbazar residence on January 5.