Court rejects Arafat Sunny’s bail plea
Cricket Arafat Sunny has been once again sent to prison after his recent hearing for one of his two cases under the Information and Communication Act (ICT) filed earlier this month. [Read in Bangla: সানির জামিন আবেদন নাকচ!]
The court denied his bail application as well also has denied the remand petition of the police, later ordered to put him back to the prison where he is for last three/four weeks.
Sharafuzzaman Ansari the magistrate gave this order to the police on Sunday morning, after the police asked for another 10 days of Arafat Sunny’s remand for more investigation.
The cricketer will have his next court hearing on 15th of February, where he will get the chance to apply for his bail for the another case.
According to the case statement filed by Nasrin Sultana on January 5, 2017 at the Mohammadpur Police Station, Sunny threatened to reveal indecent photos of Nasrin on Facebook. Sunny, while speaking to the police, denied the allegations and said that they were all made up.
In the case statement Nasrin claimed to be in a relationship with Sunny for the last seven years and also said that the couple got married on December 4, 2014. However, according to Nasrin’s statement, neither of the families knew about their wedding. Nasrin claimed that despite her repeated requests Sunny refused to take her home.
She also said on that on June 12, 2016, Sunny opened a fake Facebook account using his phone number and sent her indecent photos of herself on Facebook messenger and also threatened to reveal them. He reportedly did the same on November 25, 2016.
Upon primary investigation, police officials have said that they did find some of Nasrin’s claims true. They believe that Sunny and Nasrin were in fact in a relationship. The police however, believe that there is still plenty of investigation to be done and that they would not be able to make any further comments.
Sunny’s brother Rana Faysal, while speaking to media, dismissed Nasrin’s claims.
30 Years old left arm spinner Arafat Sunny have played 26 One Day Internationals for Bangladesh Cricket team and also was the part of the team that played the Icc World Twenty/20 in India last year.
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- Maksudul HAQUE, correspondent, bdcricrictime.