Court summons Farhad Mazhar, wife

Court summons Farhad Mazhar, wife

Dhaka, Dec 31 (Just News): A court here on Sunday summoned poet and columnist Farhad Mazhar and his wife Farida Akhter to appear before it in a case filed on charge of lodging a case with 'false information' over the poet's alleged abduction.

Taking the case into cognisance, Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Subrata Gosh Shubho asked Farhad Mazhar and his wife to appear before it on January 30.

On December 7 last, the court asked police to file a case against them for staging a 'drama' of abduction of the poet. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Khurshid Alam passed the order accepting the final report submitted by DB police in a case filed over the alleged abduction.

Later, detective Branch inspector Mahbubul Islam filed the case with Adabar Police Station in the capital on Thursday last.

On November 14, DB inspector Mahbubul Islam, also investigation officer of the case, submitted the final report to the court mentioning that they did not find any proof of abduction.

The final report had also called for taking action under sections 109 and 211 of the penal code against Farhad Mazhar and his wife for filing a 'false' case of abduction.

On July 3 last, family members claimed that Farhad Mazhar had been kidnapped by unknown miscreants from Adabar in the capital in the early hours of the day.

Later, police found him in a bus of 'Hanif Paribahan' in Jessore on the same day while he was returning to Dhaka from Khulna. His wife filed the case with Adabar Police Station. Later, the case was transferred to the DB.