Actor Tanvir Tonu arrested on rape charge
10:53 AM, June 17, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:00 PM, June 17, 2017

Actor Tanvir Tonu lands in jail in rape case

A court on Saturday sent film actor and model Tanvir Rahman Tonu in a rape case filed on May 6.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate M Sharafuzzaman Ansari passed the order rejecting both the bail and remand petitions.

On Friday afternoon, police arrested Tonu from his Mirpur residence after the victim, an employee of a private organisation, filed the case against the actor with Rupnagar Police Station, said officer-in-charge (Investigation) of the police station M Mokammel Hossain.

According to the case statement, the victim alleged that Tonu called her at his residence on May 6 and raped her in presence of a friend of Tonu.

Tonu appeared in a number of movies including 'Full and Final', 'Gunda', and 'Khas Zamin'.

He also played the role of Satish in 'Karmaphal' based on the short story by Rabindranath Tagore.

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