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Pori Moni clarifies why she went to Boat Club after 12pm

 Entertainment Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:32 PM, 15 June 2021  

Pori Moni; Photo: Collected

Pori Moni; Photo: Collected

Renowned Dhaka film actress Pori Moni has accused Nasir Uddin Mahmud of attempted rape and murder her at Dhaka Boat Club in the capital. Five people, including Nasir and Omi, the main accused in the case, were arrested on Monday in a case filed by the actress.

After their arrest, Pori Moni held a press conference on Monday at her Banani resident in the capital where the actress clarified the reason behind went to the Dhaka Boat Club on the night of the incident.

When asked why she went there, she replied she “didn’t know” that it was a boat club. “The mother of younger sister with us was ill. We stopped the car in Banani and bought medicine. Then we went to Uttara as Omi told us he had work which will take two minutes.”

“Omi had to make repeated requests to Jemie,” Pori Moni said, noting that Omi phoned someone as security personnel did not allow him to enter. Then the man (Nasir) with whom he had work came on the spot.

“We were hurrying. The girl who was with us was in a hurry. She needed to use the washroom. Omi told us we can use the washroom here,” Pori Moni further said, mentioning that she heard the name of Benazir’s brother from Omi at that time. “When we were out of the washroom, we saw and realized he (Nasir) was drunk.”

Businessman Nasir U Mahmud was arrested on Monday in a case of attempted rape and murder to Pori Moni. Five people, including Nasir and Omi, were arrested from a flat in a multi-storey building in Uttara. Three women were also arrested at the time. Among them are Omi’s girlfriend Snigdha and Nasir’s companions Lipi and Sumi. The detectives recovered foreign liquor and beer of different brands and one thousand pieces of yaba from the flat.

Earlier, Pori Moni gave a long status on Facebook without mentioning anyone’s name about the incident of attempted rape, murder with her. She sought justice for the incident from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The next day, on Sunday, she held a press conference at her Banani resident where she mentioned that the name of Nasir U Mahmud, an executive member of Dhaka Boat Club and a businessman.   

Nasir Uddin Mahmud has been expelled from the post of an executive member from the club over the incident in the Dhaka Boat Club.