Singer Asif Akbar filed a bail petition with a Dhaka court on Sunday in a case filed by lyricist and composer Shafiq Tuhin on charges of music piracy and threatening him on the Facebook, UNB reports.
Asif’s lawyer Omar Faruk filed the petition with the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Amirul Haider Chowdhury.
The hearing is likely to be held later in the day, said Asif’s lawyer.
On June 6, the court sent the singer to jail rejecting both his remand and bail petitions in the case.
Earlier, CID members arrested Asif from his studio at Morning Post Tower in Panthapath area around 3 am on June 6.
According to the case statement, Asif sold the digital copies of several songs without taking permission from the singers and also threatened Tuhin on social media Facebook.
On June 6, Tuhin filed the case with Tejgaon Police Station.