The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court of Dhaka on Wednesday rejected another bail petition of cricketer Shahadat Hossain Rajib’s wife, Jesmin Jahan Nrittya in a case filed for torturing her domestic help Mahfuza Akter Happy.Magistrate Amirul Haider Chowdhury of Dhaka CMM Court passed the order after hearing on her bail petition. Advocate Kazi Nazibullah Hero appeared to the court on behalf of Nrittya.
Nrittya was arrested from her father’s house at Pabna Lane in Malibagh area of the city at the early hours of October 4 and later she was sent to the court with a five-day remand prayer. However, the court allowed police three days to grill her at the jail gate. She was sen to the rejecting her bail plea.
Meanwhile, Shahadat surrendered to the court on October 5, a day after police arrested his wife Nrittya. The court also sent bowler Shahadat to the jail after his surrender. Later, on October 8, the court placed Shahadat on a three-day remand to interrogate him in the case. On October 13, the CMM Court sent the cricketer to the jail refusing his bail plea on completion of the remand.
On September 7, journalist Khandaker Mozammel Haque rescued injured Mahfuza Akhter Happy, 11, the domestic help of Shahadat from on a road of Pallabi area of the city. Later he filed the case against Shahadat and his wife with Mirpur Model Police Station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act 2000. Happy also claimed that Shahadat and his wife tortured her. Besides, Magistrate Snigdha Rani Chakraborty of the CMM Court recorded a judicial statement of the child on
Happy, a daughter of Arab Ali, hails from Jamalpur district. She was rescued from Pallabi area on September 6 with several injuries in her body. After being tortured, she managed to escape out of Shahadat’s house in the morning and got a shelter at night.