Actress Shimu murder: Husband Nobel pleads guilty...

Actress Shimu murder: Husband Nobel pleads guilty

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 02:02 PM, 18 January 2022   Updated: 04:02 PM, 18 January 2022

Film actress Raima Islam Shimu; File Photo

Film actress Raima Islam Shimu; File Photo

Sakhawat Alim Nobel, the husband of slain film actress Raima Islam alias Shimu, has pleaded guilty to killing the Dhallywood film actress.

Police arrested him on Monday night for questioning on suspicion of involvement in Shimu murder. Noble “confessed to the killing” after an overnight interrogation, police sources said.

Police have also arrested Farhad Hossain, a friend of Shimu’s husband, on charges of aiding and abetting the murder.  

A private car used in the murder and dumping of Shimu’s sacked body has been seized.

On January 16 (Sunday), the guardian of Raima Islam Shimu, a resident of Green Road in the capital, filed a general diary (GD) regarding the disappearance of her with Kalabagan police station. Later, a case was filed accusing some unidentified persons in GD sources.

Police with the help of information technology recovered a sacked body from Keraniganj on Monday. The body was later identified by Shimu’s family.

From 1998 to 2004, Shimu acted in about 25 movies. She made her acting debut in Kazi Hayat’s ‘Bartaman’. Later, she acted in the movies of directors such as Delwar Jahan Jhantu, Chashi Nazrul Islam, Sharif Uddin Khan Dipu and several others.  

Shimu had been working in the marketing department of a private TV station for several years. She even used to work in plays. Besides, it is known that she had her own drama production house.