Swindling Tk 1cr

Model Sorna to be grilled at jail gate

Staff Correspondent

13 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Model Sorna to be grilled at jail gate

A Dhaka court on Friday allowed law enforcers to interrogate model and actress Romana Islam Sorna at jail gate.

Police arrested Sorna from Lalmatia area in the capital on Thursday evening in a case filed on charge of swindling over Tk 1 crore from an expatriate.

Metropolitan magistrate Begum Mahmuda Akter also asked the police to grill the model’s two close aides Ashrafi Akter Sheli and Annafi Yusuf alias Anan in this connection.

She was arrested after filling a case with Mohammadpur Police Station by a Saudi  

expatriate Kamrul Islam Jewel, said Mrityunjay De Sajal, ADC of Mohammadpur zone.

In the lawsuit, the Saudi expatriate accused Sorna of marrying him by deception and swindling more than Tk 1 crore from him on different occasions showing various excuses, the police official added.

Romana Sorna and Kamrul knew each other through Facebook and maintained communication through online, police said.

The IO of the case Inspector Dulal Hossain in a petition sought five days remand for Sorna and her aides.