March 22, 2019

Bail plea of Shahadat’s rejected again

Bangladesh cricketer Shahadat Hossain

A Dhaka court on Thursday again rejected bail plea of national cricket team member Shahadat Hossain in a case for allegedly torturing his 11-year-old housemaid.

The court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Kamrul Hossain Mullah passed the order after hearing on a bail prayer filed by Shahadat’s lawyer Kazi Md Nazibullah Hiru.

On October 13, the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Yusuf Hossain put Shahadat on a three-day remand in the case.

Shahadat, who is now serving a temporary ban in cricket by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), was sent to jail after completion of his three-day remand.

On October 10, the court sent Shahadat to jail rejecting his bail prayer after the cricketer surrendered before it.
On October 4, another court sent Shahadat’s wife Jesmin Jahan Nrittya to jail after rejecting her bail petition in the case.

On September 7, a journalist named Mojammel Hossain sued the couple over torturing their house help Mahfiza Akter Happy in Mirpur Model Police Station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act – 2000.
On September 6, Shahadat filed a general diary with Mirpur Police Station, claiming their housemaid went missing.
The minor girl was found lying injured on a road in Sangbadik Colony area at Pallabi of the city at night of September 6.

Happy claimed the couple used to torture her. Being sued, the couple left their residence in Mirpur and went into hiding.

After the allegation of torturing arose against Shahadat,Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) imposed a temporary ban on him.

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