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Music director Emon jailed

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Published: 11:46, 27 September 2020  
Music director Emon jailed

National Film Award winning music director Shawkat Ali Emon

National Film Award winning music director Shawkat Ali Emon has been landed in jail in a case filed by his wife.

The court ordered him sent to jail when he was produced in court on Saturday after his arrest on Friday night.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shahinur Rahman passed the order on Saturday.

Mohammad Sarwar of the court's general registration branch confirmed the matter, saying that, accused Emon was produced to the Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate's Court on Saturday. While investigation officer SI Tahmina Aktar Trina appealed for detention in the interest of investigation. Then, at the end of the hearing, the judge ordered him to be sent to jail.

On September 20, Hridita Reza filed a case against her husband Emon under the Women and Child Abuse Prevention Act.

Hridita Reza is a news anchor on a private TV channel. Emon-Hridita got married on February 26 last. Earlier, allegations of torturing wife was also made a couple of months ago, while reports were published in various media outlets too.

Emon married dancer Tithi Kabir in 2012 after divorcing his first wife, popular actress Bijori Barkatullah.

Emon was also arrested in the case of Tithi for spreading offensive pictures on social media after the separation.

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