Mahiya Mahi sent to jail

District Correspondent Gazipur
Published: 18 March 2023, 02:43 PM | Updated: 18 March 2023, 02:50 PM
Mahiya Mahi sent to jail

Dhallywood actress Mahiya Mahi has been sent to jail in a case filed under the Digital Security Act (DSA). 

Gazipur Metropolitan Magistrate Court-5 on Saturday afternoon ordered to send her to the jail after she was produced before it.  

Earlier around 12pm, she was arrested from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka in the case when she reached there after performing umrah in Saudi Arabia.

On Friday, Mohammad Rokon Miah, Sub Inspector of Basan Police Station of GMP, filed the case against Mahi and her husband Rakib Sarker.

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It was alleged in the case statement that, Mahi have deteriorated law and order situation by spreading defamatory information on Facebook live.

However, an allegation of occupying a land worth crores of taka has been raised against Rakib. He is also accused in some cases including murder. Rakib is the former Joint Secretary of Awami League’s Relief and Social Works sub-committee and also involved in the politics of Chhatra League.

A few months ago, Mahi collected a nomination form from Awami League to contest in the by-polls to Chapainawabganj-2 but the party’s Parliamentary Nomination Board didn’t give her nomination for the seat.