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Influential figures under watch

Says CID after interrogating Pori Moni, other arrestees

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 9 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Influential figures under watch

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The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police is looking into alleged involvement of a number of influential people in immoral and criminal acts by Dhallywood heroine Porimoni and others arrested recently.

Sheikh Mohammad Omar Faruque, additional DIG of the CID, said this to reporters at an impromptu press briefing at his office in the city’s CID headquarters on Sunday.

The officer said that they extracted some important information from arrestees Porimoni, models -- Faria Mahbub Piasa and Marium Akhter Mou and film producer Nazrul Islam Raz.

“We have got names of quite a few influential figures who had links to the heroine and the models. We are scrutinising the information as we don’t want any innocent person to face the music,” he said.

Earlier, so-called DJ party organiser Mishu Hasan and suspended member of Awami League sub-committee on women affairs Helena Jahangir were held and sued on drug-related and other charges.

The heroine, the models and the film producer are now in CID custody while Helena and Mishu in DB’s.