Campaign for Evaly: Mithila, Sabnam Faria get anticipatory bail
The High Court today granted anticipatory bail for eight weeks to actors Rafiath Rashid Mithila and Sabnam Faria in a case filed against them over fraud -- for their involvement with e-commerce platform Evaly.
The HC bench of Justice Jahangir Hossain Selim and Justice Md Atoar Rahman granted them bail following two separate petitions filed by them seeking anticipatory bail in the case.
The accused petitioners appeared before the bench for bail during hearing of the petitions.
On December 4, am aggrieved customer of Evaly -- Saad Sam Rahman -- filed the case with Dhanmondi Police Station against nine people including Evaly CEO Mohammad Rassel, Chairman Shamima Nasrin, musician Tahsan Khan, and actors Mithila and Faria.
The other accused in the case are: Akash, Arif, Taher and Md Abu Taish Kayes.
According to the case, celebrities Tahsan, Mithila and Faria were in different positions at Evaly. Because of their presence and their various promotional talks, Saad Sam invested Tk 3,18,000 in Evaly.
The plaintiff alleged that he was deceived because of the promotional talks of the celebrities.
Tahsan was the Goodwill Ambassador of Evaly, and Mithila was associated with Evaly as the face of the company's lifestyle products. Faria joined as Chief Public Relations Officer.