Actor Tanvir Tonu arrested on rape charge

Published : 17 Jun 2017, 13:55

Jagoroniya Desk

Film actor and model Tanvir Rahman Tonu was arrested from his Mirpur residence following a case filed against him for allegedly raping a woman on May 6.

Inspector (Operation) of Rupnagar Police Station Mokammel Hossain said that Tonu was detained from his house in Rupnagar Residential Area yesterday afternoon after the victim, an executive of a private firm, had filed a rape complaint against him.

She alleged that Tonu called her at his house at Rupnagar in Mirpur on May 6 while his wife was outside and raped her in presence of one of Tonu's friends.

A case was filed over the matter around 10:00pm on Friday.

Police sent Tonu to Metropolitan Magistrates' Court this morning seeking five-day remand for interrogation and the court will deliver its order in this regard later in the day, he said.

Tonu appeared in a number of movies including 'Full and Final', 'Gunda', and 'Khas Zamin'.

He also played the role of Satish in 'Karmaphal' based on the short story by Rabindranath Tagore.

Source: unb

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