Singer Asif sent to jail

Singer Asif sent to jail

Dhaka, Jun 6 (Just News): A Dhaka court on Wednesday sent singer Asif Akbar to jail rejecting both his remand and bail petitions in a case filed by lyricist and composer ShafiqTuhin on charge of music piracy and threatening him on the Facebook.

Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Keshob Kumar Roy passed the order when investigation officer of the case and sub-inspector of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Proloy Roy filed a petition seeking a five-day remand for him.

Asif's lawyers also filed a petition seeking bail for him.

Earlier, CID members arrested Asif from his studio at Morning Post Tower in Panthapath around 3:00am, said Proloy Roy.

According to the case statement, Asif sold the digital copies of several songs without taking permission from the singers and also threatened Tuhin on social media Facebook.

Tuhin filed the case with Tejgaon police station on Monday.