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Pori Moni: I won't give up

  • Published at 04:48 pm June 15th, 2021
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File photo shows actor Shamsunnahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni Facebook/Pori Moni

The Dhallywood actress has started a legal battle against six people over a rape and murder attempt on her

Popular film actress Pori Moni has vowed not to give up in her fight to get justice for the rape and murder attempt on her at the Dhaka Boat Club in Uttara.

In a Facebook post on Tuesday, she wanted the accused to be served with exemplary punishment so that such people dare not torture or insult another woman in any way.

"I won't give up and will continue to fight against the injustice,” she wrote.

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Shamsun Nahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni, on Sunday posted about the incident on her Facebook page, seeking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's help and demanding justice.

Later that night, the actress at a press conference revealed the identity of the perpetrators who allegedly assaulted and attempted to rape her several days ago.

She claimed that Nasir U Mahmood, former president of Uttara Club Limited, and another businessman named Tuhin Siddique Omi tried to rape and murder her at the boat club on the Turag on June 8.

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On Monday, the Dhallywood star filed a case against Nasir and five others at Savar model police station. Police arrested Nasir and four others from the capital’s Uttara area later in the day.

In her latest post on Facebook, the actress expressed her gratitude to the prime minister, law enforcement agencies, journalists, her colleagues, and the countrymen who have been by her side in this difficult time.

"You are my courage," she wrote.

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Pori Moni, who joined the film industry in 2015, has played the lead female role in over 20 movies.

She is best known for her work in Giasuddin Selim's "Swapnojaal" (2018). She is also set to play Pritilata in the upcoming biopic "Pritilata Waddedar."

Last year, Forbes magazine had named the actress as one of 100 Digital Stars of Asia.