Drug cases: Actor Pori Moni, producer Raz placed on four-day remand
Dhaka, August 6: A Dhaka court has placed popular actress Pori Moni and producer Nazrul Islam Raz on a four-day remand in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act.
Pori Moni was produced in the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court at 8:28 pm on Thursday (August 5). After that, Sheikh Sohel Rana, the investigating officer of the case, requested to remand her for seven days in the case filed under the Narcotics Control Act of Banani Police Station. Following the hearing, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid placed the accused on a four-day remand.
Meanwhile. The court also granted four-day remand to film producer Nazrul Islam Raz in a case filed under the Narcotics Control Act.
Lawyers have been embroiled in controversy over the signing of a power of attorney to represent the actress at the court. The incident took place at the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court on Thursday night. Dhaka Metropolitan Chief Magistrate Mamunur Rashid arrived at the court at 8:31 pm, a few minites after Pori Moni was produced.
During this time, lawyers formed several groups wanting to represent the actress. They got into an argument with each other. At one stage, at 8:36 pm, Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid left the court. Addressing the lawyers before leaving the courtroom, the judge said, "First you decide who will be the Pori Moni's lawyer. Then there will be a hearing."
After a lawyer was selected to fight for the popular actress, Magistrate Mamunur Rashid came to the court again at 8:53 am and remanded Pori Moni dor four days, following a hearing.
Earlier in the afternoon, RAB filed a case against Pori Moni and her accomplice Ashraful Islam Dipu under the Narcotics Control Act at Banani Police Station.
They were taken to Banani police station in a black microbus from the RAB headquarters around 5:30 pm on Thursday. Later, RAB handed them over to Banani police station. After that, RAB became the plaintiff in Banani police station and filed two separate cases.