Shomi faces Tk 100-cr defamation case for ‘humiliating’ journalists
Published 5:51 pm | May 03, 2019
A case has been filed against actress Shomi Kaiser for reportedly tarnishing the image of journalists calling them ‘thieves’ during a programme at the Jatiya Press Club on April 24.
Editor of online news portal studentjournalbd.com Mia Md Nuzhatul Hasan filed the case.
Judge of the Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court Asaduzzaman Nur took cognisance of the complaint and ordered the officer-in-charge of Ramna Police Station to submit a report on June 16 after investigation.
Shomi called journalists ‘thieves’ and her security guards also used abusive words against them during a programme at Jahur Hossian Chowdhury auditorium of the press club on April 24 after she claimed that her two cell phones were stolen.
She also kept all the journalists captive for around 30 minutes to search them after locking the main entrance of the auditorium.
The video footage of the event went viral on social media which humiliated and defamed the journalist community.
Later, it was proved from the video footage taken by journalists that the phones were taken away by a worker of the cake-supplying company.
দৈনিক সময় সংবাদ ২৪ ডট কম সংবাদের কোনো সংবাদ, তথ্য, ছবি,আলোকচত্রি, ভিডিওচিত্র, অডিও কনটেন্ট কপিরাইট আইনে র্পূব অনুমতি ছাড়া ব্যবহার করা সর্ম্পূণ বেআইনি। সামাজিক যোগাযোগ মাধ্যমে যে কোন কমেন্সের জন্য কর্তৃপক্ষ দায়ী নয়।