A three-member probe body has been formed by the club to investigate the incident
Dhaka Boat Club expelled its member Nasir U Mahmood from the executive committee on Monday, hours after the real estate businessman was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape and kill popular actress Pori Moni.
The club took the unanimous decision at an executive committee meeting presided over by its President Dr Benazir Ahmed.
It was attended by eight other committee members as well as the club’s adviser Rubel Aziz.
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The meeting also suspended the club membership of Nasir and three others, Tuhin Siddique Omi and Shah S Alam, said a statement from the club.
The meeting also formed a three-member inquiry committee and asked it to submit the findings before the executive committee within 72 hours.
The decision came in the wake of a sexual assault complaint filed by Pori Moni on Monday against Nasir and five others with Savar Model police station.
The incident occurred at Dhaka Boat Club on Wednesday night.
Nasir, a former president of Uttara Club Ltd and chairman of Kunj Properties, was arrested along with four others from the Uttara area on Monday afternoon, police said.
The executive members of Dhaka Boat Club observed that Nasir violated club rules by allowing guests inside the club premises after club hours, which is a major breach and goes against norms of the social club, read a statement signed by Dhaka Boat Club Secretary Lt Commander (retd) Md Tahsin Amin.