Actress Mithila, Shabnam Faria seek anticipatory bail
Published : Sunday, 12 December, 2021 at 9:34 PM Count : 923
Actress Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Shabnam Faria sought anticipatory bail from High Court on Sunday in a case filed against them over fraud and embezzlement associated with their involvement in e-commerce platform Evaly.
Lawyer Niaz Morshed on behalf of Mithila and Jasmine Sultana on behalf of Faria submitted the bail petitions at the High Court on Sunday.
On December 4, a customer of Evaly, Saad Sam Rahman, filed the case with Dhanmondi Police Station against nine people including Evaly CEO Mohammad Rassel, chairman Shamima Nasrin, actor Tahsan Khan, Mithila, and Faria alleging embezzlement of customers' money on behalf of Evaly.
The other accused in the case are Akash, Arif, Taher and Md Abu Taish Kayes.
Mohammad Rassel and Shamima Nasrin, in police custody since the company went bust, were shown arrested in this case.
According to the case, celebrities Tahsan Khan, Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Shabnam Faria were in different positions. Because of their presence and their various promotional talks, Saad Sam invested Tk 3,18,000 in Evaly. He alleged that the plaintiff in the case was deceived because of these celebrities' promotional talks
Ikram Ali, officer-in-charge of Dhanmondi Police Station said these celebrities may be arrested if evidence of their involvement in the allegations against them is found.
Tahsan was the Goodwill ambassador of Evaly, and Mithila was associated with Evaly as the face of the company's lifestyle products. Besides, Shabnam Faria joined as the Chief Public Relations Officer.