Trial against Nasir, Omi begins...

Pori Moni rape-murder attempt case

Trial against Nasir, Omi begins

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 12:01 PM, 18 May 2022   Updated: 12:47 PM, 18 May 2022

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A tribunal in Dhaka has framed charges against three people, including Uttara Club Limited's former president Nasir Uddin Mahmud and his associate Tuhin Siddiqui Omi, in an attempted rape and murder case filed by actress Pori Moni.

Judge Md Hemayet Uddin of Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-9 of Dhaka passed the order on Wednesday. With this, the trial against them began. 

Earlier on April 19, while placing her submissions in support of framing charges against Nasir, Omi and their associate Shah Shahidul Alam, Pori Moni claimed that she was sexually harassed by them on June 14 last year. 

She further told the court that Nasir and others were directly involved with the incident and appealed to the court to frame charges against the three in the case. 

Meanwhile, during that day's hearing, defence lawyers told the tribunal that their clients were implicated in the case to harass them. Their clients should be relieved from the charges. 

Pori Moni filed the case against Nasir and Omi and four other unnamed persons with Savar Model Police Station on June 14 last year. Five people including Nasir and Omi were arrested the next day after filing of the case. 

Later on September 6, Savar Model Police Station inspector (investigation) Mohammad Kamal Hossain and also the investigation officer of the case filed the charge sheet against three persons with Dhaka Chief Judicial Magistrate Court. 

On December 13, Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-9  accepted the charge sheet.