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Arafat Sunny

Bangladesh player freed in girlfriend snaps case

DHAKA: Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny was released on bail two months after being charged with posting intimate photos of his girlfriend on social media, his lawyers said Thursday. Police arrested the 30-year-old cricketer in a Dhaka suburb in January after his longtime girlfriend filed a complaint under Bangladesh's strict internet laws. The spinner was accused of opening a fake Facebook account in her name and posting "intimate photos" which she found "offensive and defamatory". ‚ÄúSunny was released at around…

Bangladesh’s Arafat Sunny denied bail in girlfriend photos case

DHAKA: A court refused to grant bail to Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny on Tuesday after he was charged with posting "intimate" photos of his girlfriend on social media. Metropolitan magistrate Zakir Hossain said another court which deals with internet-related crime would instead hear the bail application, meaning the 31-year-old spinner would remain behind bars on remand at a Dhaka prison. "The court directed us to move to the cyber court to seek bail. It also asked the jail authorities to look after the health of…