A Barishal court on Sunday issued summons to controversial e-commerce platform Evaly’s Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Rassel in three cases of cheque fraud.
Barishal Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate judge acknowledged the cases filed by three affected consumers of Evaly and summoned the accused, said the plaintiff’s lawyer Mostafizur Rahman.
According to the case complaint, Barishal resident Niloy Sharif paid Tk 3.50 Lakh, Sadikur Rahman Suruj Tk 2.71 lakh and Md Ferdous Tk 1.74 lakhs to Evaly for purchasing motorcycles which they did not receive.
Later Evaly provided them cheques to return the amounts they paid but the cheques were returned by the bank authority.
The three victims sent a legal notice through the post office to return their money to which the company did not respond and later they filed three separate cases with the court of cheque dishonor under the Negotiable Instrument Act.
Evaly CEO Mohammad Rassel and his wife Shamima Nasrin, the chairman of the platform were arrested on September 16, after a customer named Arif Baker filed a case at Gulshan Police Station alleging that e-commerce platform was not delivering products despite taking advanced payments.