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Pori Moni, two others get bail in drugs case

Published : 26 Oct 2021 08:32 PM | Updated : 27 Oct 2021 11:03 AM

Dhallywood actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known as Pori Moni and her two associates have been granted bail on Tuesday in a narcotics case filed under the Narcotics Control Act, and fixed November 15 for the hearing on the acceptance of the charge sheet against them.

Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Court's acting judge Rabiul Alam passed the order after the three surrendered before the court and sought bail. The other two are Ashraful Islam Dipu and Kabir Hossain.

Earlier, on October 10, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sattabrata Shikder granted bail to Pori Moni and Ashraful in this case. On October 4, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) submitted a chargesheet against Pori Moni and the two others in the case.

CID inspector and the investigating officer in the case, Kazi Mostafa Kamal submitted the chargesheet to Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court.

Pori Moni was arrested on August 4, following a raid by RAB on her Banani residence. A case was filed against her under the Narcotics Control Act the following day.

On August 22, she was sent to jail after inspector Kazi produced her in a court on the completion of a day's police remand, her third. On August 31, a Dhaka court granted bail to Pori Moni in the drugs case until submission of the charge sheet. She walked out of jail the following day.    -BSS