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Evaly Scam: Mithila, Faria get anticipatory bail

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  • 13th December, 2021 03:57:00 PM
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Evaly Scam: Mithila, Faria get anticipatory bail

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The High Court has granted eight weeks anticipatory bail to actresses Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Shabnam Faria in a case filed on charges of embezzling money through fraudulence.

A High Court division bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Atowar Rahman passed the order after holding hearing on their pleas on Monday.

One Saad Sam Rahman lodged the case accusing Mithila, Faria and Tahsan Khan with Dhanmondi Police Station in the capital on December 4 accusing them of embezzling Tk 318,00.

Tahsan Khan was the Chief Goodwill Officer of Evaly while Sabnam Faria was Head of Public Relations and Rafiath Rashid Mithila was Brand Ambassador of the platform.

Evaly’s managing director Mohammad Rassel and his wife Shamima Nasrin, who served as the chairman of Evaly have been also named in the case.

Other accused in the case are — Evaly Vice-President Akash, Chief Marketing Officer Arif R Hossain, Category Head Mohammad Abu Taher Saddam, and Executive Operations (bike) Md Abu Tayesh.

The plaintiff claimed that he had ordered products worth hundreds of thousands taka from Evaly, which were never delivered to him.

Meanwhile, the Rapid Action Battalion arrested Shamima and Russel on September 16.

The couple has already been sued in a number of cases on charges of misappropriating money and fraudulence.