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Eorange owner, COO remanded again

  • Published at 06:51 pm September 8th, 2021
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The duo were earlier remanded for five days in the case

A Dhaka court has placed an owner of online marketplace E-orange and a top official on two-day fresh remand in connection with the case filed for embezzling Tk1,100 crore.

Metropolitan Magistrate Mamunur Rashid passed the order on Wednesday after Gulshan police produced the duo in court with a 10-day remand petition.

The accused are Masukur Rahman and company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Amanullah.

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Earlier, the duo and Masukur’s wife Sonia Mehjabin were remanded for five days on August 23, and sent to jail after interrogation. Police also remanded former chief operating officer Md Nazmul Alam Russel for four days.

The case was filed on August 16 by Taherul Islam, one of the consumers, with Gulshan police station along with 37 others.

On August 17, Sonia Mehjabin and her husband Masukur Rahman were sent jail upon surrender seeking bail in the case.

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Another case was filed lodged in Comilla on August 30 by Saiful Islam, a resident of Kaptanbazar area, for embezzling Tk4 crore from customers.

Narail Awami League MP and former national cricket team captain Mashrafe bin Murtaza and five others from E-orange have been made defendants in the case.

Meanwhile, the Indian Border Security Force on September 3 detained Inspector Sohel Rana of Banani police station from India-Nepal border area. He was named as the patron of E-orange, and his fourth wife Bithi Akter as its proprietor.