Popular Dhallywood actor Shakib Khan has filed a case against film producer Rahmat Ullah on charge of defamation and extortion.
Shakib Khan filed the Complaint Registered Case at the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM), Dhaka, on Thursday.
The court recorded Shakib’s statement. Later, the court ordered to issue summons against the accused by taking cognisance of the matter. Shakib Khan's lawyer Tanvir Ahmed confirmed.
Tanvir Ahmed told that the court has summoned Rahmat Ullah to appear on 27 April.
Shakib's lawyer further said that they have been preparing for filing another case against Rahmat Ullah in cyber crimes tribunal.
Recently, Rahmat Ullah filed a formal complaint against Shakib Khan in the Bangladesh Film Artists Association. He alleged in the complaint that Shakib Khan raped a female co-producer during the shooting of the movie 'Operation Agnipath' in Australia in 2017. Rahmat Ullah is one of the producers of this movie.
Following this, Shakib Khan went to the Gulshan police station in the capital to file a defamation suit against Rahmat Ullah on Saturday where he was advised to file a case in court.
Shakib Khan also went to the Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Detective Branch (DB) office at Minto Road in the capital. DB police at the time said that Shakib's complaint will be investigated.