Saturday, December 12, 2015, Agrahayan 28, 1422 BS, Safar 29, 1437 Hijri

Tk 60 Lakh As Dowry Demanded
Singer Uma sues actor Helal Khan
Court Correspondent
Published :Saturday, 12 December, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 23

Matinee idol Helal Khan was sued with the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court in Dhaka on Thursday by his singer-wife Uma Khan for demanding Tk 60 lakh as dowry.
Uma filed the case with the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Thursday against her husband Helal under Section-4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act-1980.  
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Kumar Dey recorded the statement of Uma Khan and ordered Helal Khan to appear before the court on January 3 next year.
In her statement, Uma Khan said that she got married to Helal Khan on February 26 in 1986.
At the time of the marriage her guardians gave ten Bhari gold and other valuables worth about Tk 10 lakh to Helal.
Two sons of the artiste couple - Faisal Khan Helal and Saibal Khan Helal are now in the USA. The actor Helal has an affair with another woman.
He used to torture her for dowry and on December 7 Helal demanded dowry of Tk 60 lakh at Road No 11, House No 15 Apartment No 8/C of Baridhara in Gulshan.
Helal also said that he will not lead a conjugal life with Uma if the claimed dowry is not paid.  National film award winner in the movie 'Hasan Raja' Helal Khan was arrested in two sabotage cases on February by the detectives. Pro-BNP cultural wings, Jatiyatabadi Sanskritik Sangstha leader Helal Khan was released from jail recently after serving three-month term in jail.

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