House owner sent to jail for allegedly evicting tenant

Published: বৃহস্পতিবার, এপ্রিল ২৩, ২০২০

A Dhaka court has sent a female house-owner to jail in a case filed for her alleged involvement in forcibly evicting her tenant along with two-month-old baby on Sunday stormy night last. Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Abu Sayeed passed the order on Wednesday. Md Saidur Rahman, Sub Inspector of Kolabagan Police Station and also the investigation officer of the case, produced her before the court and prayed 5-day remand for her.

On the other hand, her lawyer also filed a bail plea seeking cancellation of the remand. After hearing the both sides, the court rejected both of the remand and bail prayers and ordered to send her to jail.

On Tuesday night, a team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested Nur Akhter Shampa, 46, the owner of a house holding no. 58/7 of city’s Panthapath area as she (Shampa) allegedly thrown out her tenant Kulsuma Khanam along with her baby and husband from the house by beating for failing to pay just 1-month rent. The victim lodged a case with Kalabagan Police Station in this regard on Sunday.

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