Attempted rape: Actress Pori Moni sues Nasir Uddin, 5 others
Popular film actress and model Shamsunnahar Smrity, popularly known as Pori Moni, filed a case with Savar police station accusing businessman Nasir Uddin Mahmud and five others on charges rape and murder attempt on Monday morning.
Inspector Qazi Mainul Islam of Savar Model Police Station confirmed the news headlines.
arlier on Sunday night, the actress alleged in a press conference that Nasir U Mahmud, former president of Uttara Club Limited and a businessperson named Omie wished to rape and murder her.
On June 10, Pori Moni along with Omie and make-up artist Jimmy visited a club where Omie introduced them to some of his acquaintances, who were alcohol consumption.
"Last Wednesday, at nighttime, Omie took me to a club at Birulia. I met Nasir U Mahmud that day and he introduced himself as the president of Dhaka Boat Club," she said.
According to her, one of them forced a glass to her face and started touching her inappropriately. When she resisted, they continued going to both Jimmy and Pori Moni, the actress said.
"They physically assaulted me and tried to kill me. Omie was also mixed up in whole setup."
Bangladeshi popular film actress and model Shamsunnahar Smrity, popularly referred to as Pori Moni, alleged to have escaped a rape and assassination plot.
Earlier in a facebook post, she appealed to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to make sure investigation in to the incident and punishment to the perpetrator.
Addressed to the Prime Minister, the appeal reads “I am Pori Moni, an abiding citizen of the country in addition to a film actress. I have fallen victim to physical torture. I have escaped a rape and assassination plot. I pray for justice.”
Pori Moni said she went from door to door seeking justice but in vain.
“I did not get anybody to take the matter seriously. Everybody listened to the incident and just kept mum. If I avoid seeking punishment to the offender, I will follow exemplory case of many other women who just tolerated injustice silently and blamed their fate.”
According to facebook status, the actress lost her mother at childhood and she feels necessity of mother in this critical juncture.
“I lost my mother when I was two and half years old. I could not felt her absence that much. But I really need her at this moment.”
Addressing Prime Minister as “Mother”, Pori Moni requested her to increase help to save life.
“I need you, mother (Prime Minister). I want to live. Please save my entire life,” she said.